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Giant Dwarf presents:

The Full Catastrophe is an evening story slash therapy session hosted by Rebecca Huntley and Sarah Macdonald. The show is a collection of short stories by well-known guests about when life got so bad it got funny. Some of Australia’s most distinguished guests come together in front of a live audience to share a painful and hilarious incident in their lives.

Welcoming guests Patrick Lenton (Junkee)Georgia Mooney (All Our Exes Live in Texas, Supergroup), Jan Fran (The Feed, SBS) and Rosie Waterland (The Anti-Cool Girl, Tonightly)

Whether it’s a domestic drama, career cock-up or just a run-of-the-mill disaster, Rebecca, Sarah and our beautiful guests are here to remind us, no matter how famous or ordinary you are, we’ve all been there.

On sale will be copies of The Full Catastrophe book, and both of Patrick’s titles: A Man Made Entirely of Bats, and Uncle Hercules and Other Lies with more to be announced!

Rebecca Huntley

Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia’s foremost researchers on social trends. For nearly nine years, Rebecca was at the global research firm Ipsos running the Mind & Mood Report, Australia’s longest-running social trends report. She is the author of numerous books including Still Lucky: Why You Should Feel Optimistic About Australia and Its People. She is on the Artistic Advisory Board of the Bell Shakespeare Company, a board member of The Whitlam Institute and an adjunct senior lecturer at the School of Social Sciences at The University of New South Wales.

Sarah Macdonald

Sarah Macdonald is a broadcaster and writer. She currently presents Weekend Nightlife on ABC radio for insomniacs and night owls. Sarah’s written for various publications and her travel memoir Holy Cow has sold more than a quarter of a million copies and translated into several languages.

Courtyard bar opens at 6:00pm for a 7:00pm start. Pop in before the show for a drink and a mingle!

Giant Dwarf is a licensed venue. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


  • Nov 7: The Full Catastrophe
    7 November 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm



199 Cleveland Street, Redfern, Sydney, 2016, Australia

The Full Catastrophe
Nov 7: TFC - General Admission $30.00
Nov 7: TFC Book+Ticket Combo $40.00
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