The Moth Effect: trailer

Bryan Brown, Vincent D’Onofrio, David Wenham, Jack Thompson, Miranda Otto guest star in upcoming sketch comedy.

A trailer has been released for Amazon Prime Video’s new Australian sketch series The Moth Effect.

The six-part series from Bondi Hipsters co-creator Nick Boshier and Tonightly‘s Jazz Twemlow has lured a range of actors and personalities including Bryan Brown, Vincent D’Onofrio, David Wenham, Jack Thompson, Miranda Otto, Ben Lawson, Peter O’Brien, Kate Box, Zoe Terakes, Miranda Tapsell, Jake Ryan, Mark Humphries, Nazeem Hussain, Zoe Coombs Marr, Jonny Brugh, Lucinda Price, Dave Woodhead, Louis Hanson, Steen Raskopoulos, Tim Franklin, Sam Cotton, Christiaan van Vuuren, Sarah Bishop, Sam Campbell, Megan Wilding and Brooke Boney.

The world is melting but fear not: satirical sketch show The Moth Effect is here to repeatedly flap and bump into humanity until all our problems go away. Created by Nick Boshier and Jazz Twemlow, this satirical bonanza features some of Australia’s best and funniest performers as they punch up and punch themselves, tackling everything from climate change and reality TV to the military industrial complex and time travel paradoxes. There’s no target too weird, complicated, silly, or dumb in season one of The Moth Effect, as Australia’s best and funniest performers send up humanity in 2021.

The series produced by Bunya Entertainment and Amazon Studios airs weekly from Friday July 30.

One Response

  1. I hope the creators know what a sketch comedy is, you have to go back quite a few decades to find the pinnacle of sketch comedy with my personal favourites being the classic early Monty Python series, Dave Allen at Large and Bennie Hill. American sketch comedy has never appealed to me.

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