NOMINATED Barry Award for Best Show, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2015
NOMINATED Best Newcomer, Edinburgh Fringe 2014
Fresh from sold out runs in Edinburgh and London, Steen Raskopoulos brings his brand new show, The Coolest Kid in Competitive Chess, to the Melbourne Comedy Festival in 2017. As one of the most innovative and exciting names in Australian comedy, Steen’s carefully crafted characters, world-class improvisation and inspired spontaneity make the experience of seeing his show one you simply cannot miss - and he has the award nominations to prove it.
In 2016 Steen cemented himself as a must see star of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe amassing five star reviews and thrilling audiences with You Know the Drill. Off the back of Edinburgh he made his very own Sky Comedy Short "Scare BnB" which aired in the UK in October. Starring UK comedy royalty Sara Pascoe, Nish Kumar and John Kearns.
On screen in 2016 Australian audiences got to enjoy watching Steen’s sharp improv skills in action in The Comedy Channel’s Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia.
Do not miss the latest offering from this gifted and masterful improviser.
"One of the most confident and inventive comedians working today... this could be the highlight of your festival." ★★★★½ The Age, 2017
“An astonishing tour de force of sketch comedy and inspired improv.” ★★★★★ The List (UK), 2016
“Triple threat of performance, material and charisma. A flawless hour of comedy.” ★★★★★ The Herald (UK), 2016