Who is this miniaturised Japanese marvel? She is a puppeteer, a stand-up (and sit down) comedian, ventriloquist, and Rakugo (Japanese storytelling comedy) expert who lives in Melbourne but has thankfully visited Adelaide for this year's Fringe.
Forget the overcrowded Garden of Unearthly Delights and its array of established big name comedians: go a few streets up to Angas Street to the lovely building the is the Bakehouse and experience a fantastically funny upcoming comedian by the name of Peter James.
Strassman has brought his brand new show to the Fringe and all the friends you have come to love over the years make an appearance with Ted E Bare leading the gang with his chocolate tale.
After 19 years, the English comedian with an imagination to rival most, Ross Noble, is still travelling the globe scrambling around on stage conveying his consistently unusual, sometimes utterly disturbing and down-right bizarre trains of thought to a more than willing audience.
Nikki Britton has a problem; she’s mid-thirties and is still denying every urge she has ever encountered.
Nick O'Connell thinks of himself as the pinnacle of average (mainly because he needed a theme to build his Fringe show around)
This is not really stand-up comedy nor a game show, but rather a show of comedic games
Nazeem Hussain’s star is on the rise and you know why? This man embodies comic genius.
JooYung Roberts is an emerging Adelaide-based comedian slowly expanding into the comedy world. His current show The Ballad of JooYung Roberts is a fresh piece of work currently on at Ancient World as part of the Adelaide Fringe.
British comedy superstar and charming TV personality, Stephen K Amos, returns to Adelaide with a show that not only humorously covers recent events and topics, but also work from his last 10 years of successful comedic globe-trotting.
Sir David regales us with many interesting facts (and a little fiction) about the world's fauna and Mankind (Australians in particular)
Alice Springs Comedy Showcase brings to the Fringe Simon Cheers, Chris Little, Amna Bee and Prince Pout III, all the way from the red centre for an early evening laugh at the Griffins Hotel.
American clown Zach Zucker has changed into Jack Tucker, world's worst stand-up comedian for this year's Fringe
The Busting A Nut show drew upon Felicity Ward's recent history including marriage and experiences in a different countries culture.
With his larger than life personality Nath Valvo has the audience hooked from the first sentence and delivers a superb show from start to finish.
Pat McCaffrie is an Adelaide-born Melbournite writing for Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell while appearing in The Leak. Politics and Polar Bears is Pat's latest stand-up news commentary show for the Adelaide Fringe, it has the same wide-ranging shoot-first-ask-questions-later core but feels more refined and fun.
Definitely gay, but not so stupid, John Robles and his unusual part-Australian, part-American accent take the audience on a journey through the various highs, lows and weight-gaining moments of life as a gay 23-year-old male.
Michael Shafar's subject matter this time round is one that normally isn't a cause for laughter - Cancer. But the way Shafar, a sufferer of the diease himself (but a survivor), handles it, we don't feel guilty or uncomfortable at all.
As the name implies, Lucy reflects upon her relationships with men over the decades.
The ideas and thoughts just seem to pop and zing from Garlepp's mind