The Broken Heel Festival has come and gone now, and it was a fabulous success, darlings.
Friday and Saturday night was the main event in terms of entertainment with headline performers including world class acts 100% Kylie and Hey Felicia!
Amongst the many headline performers was none other than Australian stand-up comedian Joel Creasy.
The Perth born, Melbourne based stand-up comedian and Neighbours star [don’t tell him we called him that] graced the Heel Festival for a one-hour set.
Let’s not mince words. Joel Creasy is a huge name in Australian comedy and has quite the reputation around the world.
Outside of performing stand-up and Neighbours, he is known locally as the host of Eurovision: Australia Decides amongst many other hosting gigs and has been a regular for over a decade on Network 10’s various comedy panel shows.
Outside of television, he is part of Australia’s most successful drive show on radio, co-starring Kate, Tim and Joel on FM station Nova alongside Kate Ritchie and Tim Blackwell.
So, it is safe to say, having him perform here in Broken Hill was a big deal. And the man himself had a blast. He was overcome by the reception he received from the locals during his time in Broken Hill.
“I just wanted to show some love for all the entertainers, queens, kings and everyone in between who let me, and the cameras roll into town. I met so many magical people and extraordinary entertainers,” he told us.
Unbeknownst to most in the audience before he mentioned it, it was being filmed as a special for a “global streaming platform”, that he couldn’t name.
From the second he graced the stage he had the crowd in the palm of his hand.
With the help of his friend ‘Hot Sam’, he got through his set with relative ease. He was on the stage for over an hour and delighted the crowd with hilarious stories, ranging from an awkward meeting with Meghan Markle to dealing with lockdown in Melbourne.
All in all, a great performer, and a great show.