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Hannah Gadsby’s Vulnerability Is Her Most Powerful Asset

After achieving global superstardom with Nanette, comedian Hannah Gadsby's new show Douglas features her unique brand of hilarity and vulnerability.

By Jamila Rizvi

The Latest

After achieving global superstardom with Nanette, comedian Hannah Gadsby's new show Douglas features her unique brand of hilarity and vulnerability.

By Jamila Rizvi

How does one follow-up a mic-drop so powerful that it echoed around the world? By being Hannah Gadsby, that’s how.

The Tasmanian-born comedian’s previous show Nanette was intended to be her farewell to comedy. But after a Netflix special, major awards, international acclaim, an Emmy’s appearance and winning rave reviews from the world’s most notable celebrities? Gadsby would have been ‘an idiot’, as she told talk-show host Jimmy Fallon, to pull up stumps now.

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