About

The bit about our shows

The brainchild of long time comedy producer and former Ballarat gal Janet A. McLeod, Comedy Goldfields brings carefully curated comedy events to Melbourne, regional Victoria, interstate and internationally. 

With big galas as well as smaller shows in unexpected places, every event is lovingly crafted to suit venues, festivals and audiences alike. 


* Standup comedy 
* Variety shows
* Trivia nights
* Corporate events
* Film/comedy hybrid show Cinema Fiasco

 

 

 



 

Past events by our production team

The bit about the director of operations

 

Janet A. McLeod has been a fixture of the Melbourne comedy industry for twenty odd years, working both onstage and behind the scenes with equal success and enthusiasm.


With a long list of comedy credits to her name, she lovingly runs Local Laughs every Monday at The Local Taphouse in St Kilda. (Do drop by if you’re in the area).
 

Short and Girly

Short and Girly

Cal Wilson onstage at the National Theatre. Best thing about the Short & Girly stage set: pack up is only a handful of pin pricks away.

Short & Girly

Short & Girly

Comedy gala fundraiser for the Victorian AIDS Council - 2011

Fiona O'Loughlin

Fiona O'Loughlin

Another raffle

Another raffle

Stage manager Taryn helps Julia Zemiro wrangle Ethel Chop as she draws the raffle.

Julia Zemiro

Julia Zemiro

Short & Girly's perky MC.

Geraldine Quinn

Geraldine Quinn

The rockingest comedy rock chick around.

Short & Girly

Short & Girly

2008

Cal Wilson

Cal Wilson

National Theatre audience

National Theatre audience

Short & Girly audience

Short & Girly

Short & Girly

Comedy gala 2009

Claire Hooper

Claire Hooper

Kitty Flanagan

Kitty Flanagan

Wonderful Sisters

Wonderful Sisters

World War Wonderful

The raffle

The raffle

Janet helps Denise Scott and Judith Lucy with the raffle. Yes, those are nude suits.

Bluecorn Comedy

Bluecorn Comedy

Part of local shopping strip festival 'Stripfest'.

Quiz Internationale

Quiz Internationale

Airline themed trivia show - Comedy Festival 2007

Regional Arts Victoria Tour - 2007

Regional Arts Victoria Tour - 2007

Guarding the prizes at Janet's Trivia Extravaganza show - Goroke Football Club.

Crafty Comedy

Crafty Comedy

The unique matching of laughs n crafts


As a performer, Janet is the popular host of weekly trivia nights around Melbourne and an in-demand host of corporate events.

She is also one half of cult comedy duo Cinema Fiasco along with internationally renowned comedy improviser Geoff Wallis (Impro Melbourne). 


If you're a night owl you may have heard Janet on ABC Local Radio's Overnights With Trevor Chappell. She's on every second Tuesday at the un-godly time of 2.30am.