On The Fringe follows the hilarious misgivings of emerging comedians Sarah and Jacinta as they do what they do best: turn life’s hardest moments into fuel for fodder.
In this six-episode season, set during a fringe comedy festival, a devastated Jacinta questions her life purpose following the breakup of a two-week relationship, while Sarah’s initial success comes unstuck after confusing a critic’s appraisal as a flirtatious come-on.
Raw, tender and irreverent, On The Fringe explores the career existentialism every performer faces in their career and the friends that help you get through it.
Moments before taking the stage, Jacinta faces her inner-most performer’s anxiety – and Sarah, she gets to hear all about it. Premieres Sunday, 19 November.
Jacinta is facing every performer’s worst nightmare: there’s only two people in the crowd, one’s your ex and all your teeth have fallen out. Premieres Monday, 20 November.
Following a pretty good set, Sarah hits up the bar and, after confusing some social cues, hits up a fan as well. Premieres Tuesday, 21 November.
When a fellow comedian rocks up late to the show, Sarah discovers that word-of-mouth doesn’t always make for good PR. Premieres Wednesday, 22 November.
Facing an overwhelming crises of confidence, Jacinta turns to the one person who doesn’t quite ‘get’ it: her brother. Premieres Thursday, 23 November.
Taking stock after a disastrous night, Sarah and Jacinta find ways to turn their heart-break and critical scorn into fuel for their next routines. Premieres Friday, 24 November.