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Wax Quizzical

An improv show. A weekly quiz show featuring a brains trust of comedians in character.

Pure, silly, improv.Kyran Wheatley and his celebrity guest see just how badly they go doing one of the more difficult weekly quizzes from the weekend paper - with the trusty assistance of the assembled brains trust (the
Latest Episode1/25/2022

Alex Lee with Tabbouleh Frankincense (Cal Wilson) and Salvatore the Yarra Seal (Michelle Brasier)

Season 1, Ep. 78
This week Alex Lee (The Feed, Win the Week, The Dragon Friends) takes on The Saturday Paper Quiz about the location of the Atlas Mountains, homophones and quotes from Australian Senators.She's helped by the Brains Trust: immortal mouse Tabbouleh Frankincense(Cal Wilson), and Salvatore the Yarra Seal (Michelle Brasier) who is quite the Cassanova.Hosted by Kyran Wheatley.The Leaderboard:* Matt Stewart 10/10* Tim Hewitt 10/10* Lloyd Langford 8.5/10* Lou Wall 8.5/10* Prue Blake 8/10* Kirsten Drysdale 8/10* Annie Louey 8/10* Rob Mills 8/10* Vidya Rajan 8/10* Geraldine Hickey 8/10 DSQ* Sam Taunton 7.9/10* Annie Louey 7/10* Aidan Jones 7/10* Jess Perkins 7/10* Matt Stewart 7/10* Sami Shah 7/10* Scout Boxall 7/10* Danielle Walker 7/10* Woodes 7/10* Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10* Carl Donnelly 6/10* Dane Simpson 6/10* Ivan Aristeguieta 6/10* Jess Perkins 6/10* Josh Earl 6/10* Kirsty Webeck 6/10* Michael Hing 6/10* Nath Valvo 6/10* Rosie Piper 6/10* Snorty Dog 6/10* Zan Rowe 6/10* Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10* Emma Holland 5.5/10* Miranda Tapsell 5.5/10* Nick Cody 5/10* Alex Dyson 5/10* Jan Fran 5/10* Ben Knight 5/10* Nina Oyama 5/10* Celia Pacquola 5/10* Jude Perl 5/10* Chris Ryan 5/10* Sami Shah 5/10* Nelly Thomas 5/10* Dave Thornton 5/10* Danielle Walker 5/10* Myf Warhurst 5/10* Kirsty Webeck 5/10* Mike Goldstein 4.5/10* Luke McGregor 4.5/10* Jordan Barr 4/10* Alex Ward 4/10* Anna Piper Scott 4/10* Daniel Sloss 4/10* Georgia Mooney 4/10* Nat Harris 4/10* John Hastings 4/10* Michael Hing 4/10* Rhys Nicholson 4/10* Sam Petersen 4/10* Brodi Snook 3/10* Daniel Connell 3/10* Emma Holland 3/10* Geraldine Hickey 3/10* Luka Muller 3/10* Nazeem Hussain 3/10* Rhys Nicholson 3/10* Alex Ward 2/10* Lizzy Hoo 2/10* Tom Cardy 2/10
1/25/2022

Alex Lee with Tabbouleh Frankincense (Cal Wilson) and Salvatore the Yarra Seal (Michelle Brasier)

Season 1, Ep. 78
This week Alex Lee (The Feed, Win the Week, The Dragon Friends) takes on The Saturday Paper Quiz about the location of the Atlas Mountains, homophones and quotes from Australian Senators.She's helped by the Brains Trust: immortal mouse Tabbouleh Frankincense(Cal Wilson), and Salvatore the Yarra Seal (Michelle Brasier) who is quite the Cassanova.Hosted by Kyran Wheatley.The Leaderboard:* Matt Stewart 10/10* Tim Hewitt 10/10* Lloyd Langford 8.5/10* Lou Wall 8.5/10* Prue Blake 8/10* Kirsten Drysdale 8/10* Annie Louey 8/10* Rob Mills 8/10* Vidya Rajan 8/10* Geraldine Hickey 8/10 DSQ* Sam Taunton 7.9/10* Annie Louey 7/10* Aidan Jones 7/10* Jess Perkins 7/10* Matt Stewart 7/10* Sami Shah 7/10* Scout Boxall 7/10* Danielle Walker 7/10* Woodes 7/10* Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10* Carl Donnelly 6/10* Dane Simpson 6/10* Ivan Aristeguieta 6/10* Jess Perkins 6/10* Josh Earl 6/10* Kirsty Webeck 6/10* Michael Hing 6/10* Nath Valvo 6/10* Rosie Piper 6/10* Snorty Dog 6/10* Zan Rowe 6/10* Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10* Emma Holland 5.5/10* Miranda Tapsell 5.5/10* Nick Cody 5/10* Alex Dyson 5/10* Jan Fran 5/10* Ben Knight 5/10* Nina Oyama 5/10* Celia Pacquola 5/10* Jude Perl 5/10* Chris Ryan 5/10* Sami Shah 5/10* Nelly Thomas 5/10* Dave Thornton 5/10* Danielle Walker 5/10* Myf Warhurst 5/10* Kirsty Webeck 5/10* Mike Goldstein 4.5/10* Luke McGregor 4.5/10* Jordan Barr 4/10* Alex Ward 4/10* Anna Piper Scott 4/10* Daniel Sloss 4/10* Georgia Mooney 4/10* Nat Harris 4/10* John Hastings 4/10* Michael Hing 4/10* Rhys Nicholson 4/10* Sam Petersen 4/10* Brodi Snook 3/10* Daniel Connell 3/10* Emma Holland 3/10* Geraldine Hickey 3/10* Luka Muller 3/10* Nazeem Hussain 3/10* Rhys Nicholson 3/10* Alex Ward 2/10* Lizzy Hoo 2/10* Tom Cardy 2/10
1/18/2022

Chris Ryan with Real Housewives stan Meat Boot (Ben Russell) and Zeus (Damien Warren-Smith)

Season 1, Ep. 77
This week comedian Chris Ryan takes on The Saturday Paper Quiz about the largest land-locked country, champion sports players and deep and meaningful quotes by the first lady of the USA.She's helped by the Brains Trust: Meat Boot - A rogue agent and deadly criminal to some and savior and hero of the people to others, Meat Boot has left the mercenary world behind and is now president of The Real Housewives International Appreciation Society(Ben Russell), and Zeus - God of lightning and Sky (Damien Warren-Smith).Hosted by Kyran Wheatley.The Leaderboard:* Matt Stewart 10/10* Tim Hewitt 10/10* Lloyd Langford 8.5/10* Lou Wall 8.5/10* Prue Blake 8/10* Kirsten Drysdale 8/10* Annie Louey 8/10* Rob Mills 8/10* Vidya Rajan 8/10* Geraldine Hickey 8/10 DSQ* Sam Taunton 7.9/10* Annie Louey 7/10* Aidan Jones 7/10* Jess Perkins 7/10* Matt Stewart 7/10* Sami Shah 7/10* Scout Boxall 7/10* Danielle Walker 7/10* Woodes 7/10* Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10* Carl Donnelly 6/10* Dane Simpson 6/10* Ivan Aristeguieta 6/10* Jess Perkins 6/10* Josh Earl 6/10* Kirsty Webeck 6/10* Michael Hing 6/10* Nath Valvo 6/10* Rosie Piper 6/10* Snorty Dog 6/10* Zan Rowe 6/10* Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10* Emma Holland 5.5/10* Miranda Tapsell 5.5/10* Nick Cody 5/10* Alex Dyson 5/10* Jan Fran 5/10* Ben Knight 5/10* Nina Oyama 5/10* Celia Pacquola 5/10* Jude Perl 5/10* Sami Shah 5/10* Nelly Thomas 5/10* Dave Thornton 5/10* Danielle Walker 5/10* Myf Warhurst 5/10* Kirsty Webeck 5/10* Mike Goldstein 4.5/10* Luke McGregor 4.5/10* Jordan Barr 4/10* Alex Ward 4/10* Anna Piper Scott 4/10* Daniel Sloss 4/10* Georgia Mooney 4/10* Nat Harris 4/10* John Hastings 4/10* Michael Hing 4/10* Rhys Nicholson 4/10* Sam Petersen 4/10* Brodi Snook 3/10* Daniel Connell 3/10* Emma Holland 3/10* Geraldine Hickey 3/10* Luka Muller 3/10* Nazeem Hussain 3/10* Rhys Nicholson 3/10* Alex Ward 2/10* Lizzy Hoo 2/10* Tom Cardy 2/10
1/11/2022

Nelly Thomas with Kat Justice (Gillian Cosgriff) and The Saboteur (Alistair Baldwin)

Season 1, Ep. 75
This week author and comedian Nelly Thomas takes on The Saturday Paper Quiz about the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, conservatorships and the ever-popular maths questions.She's helped by the Brains Trust: Kat Justice, wholistic wellness lawyer (Gillian Cosgriff) and The Saboteur(Alistair Baldwin)Hosted by Kyran Wheatley.The Leaderboard:* Matt Stewart 10/10* Tim Hewitt 10/10* Lloyd Langford 8.5/10* Lou Wall 8.5/10* Prue Blake 8/10* Kirsten Drysdale 8/10* Annie Louey 8/10* Rob Mills 8/10* Vidya Rajan 8/10* Geraldine Hickey 8/10 DSQ* Sam Taunton 7.9/10* Annie Louey 7/10* Aidan Jones 7/10* Jess Perkins 7/10* Matt Stewart 7/10* Sami Shah 7/10* Scout Boxall 7/10* Danielle Walker 7/10* Woodes 7/10* Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10* Carl Donnelly 6/10* Dane Simpson 6/10* Ivan Aristeguieta 6/10* Jess Perkins 6/10* Josh Earl 6/10* Kirsty Webeck 6/10* Michael Hing 6/10* Nath Valvo 6/10* Rosie Piper 6/10* Snorty Dog 6/10* Zan Rowe 6/10* Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10* Emma Holland 5.5/10* Miranda Tapsell 5.5/10* Celia Pacquola 5/10* Alex Dyson 5/10* Ben Knight 5/10* Danielle Walker 5/10* Dave Thornton 5/10* Jan Fran 5/10* Jude Perl 5/10* Kirsty Webeck 5/10* Myf Warhurst 5/10* Nick Cody 5/10* Nina Oyama 5/10* Sami Shah 5/10* Luke McGregor 4.5/10* Mike Goldstein 4.5/10* Jordan Barr 4/10* Alex Ward 4/10* Anna Piper Scott 4/10* Daniel Sloss 4/10* Georgia Mooney 4/10* Nat Harris 4/10* John Hastings 4/10* Michael Hing 4/10* Rhys Nicholson 4/10* Sam Petersen 4/10* Brodi Snook 3/10* Daniel Connell 3/10* Emma Holland 3/10* Geraldine Hickey 3/10* Luka Muller 3/10* Nazeem Hussain 3/10* Rhys Nicholson 3/10* Alex Ward 2/10* Lizzy Hoo 2/10* Tom Cardy 2/10
1/4/2022

Nat Harris with the ghost of Gavroche from Les Misérables (Michelle Brasier) and Medusa (Damien Warren-Smith)

Season 1, Ep. 74
This week Comedian and 2021 Golden Gibbo winner Nat Harris takes on The Saturday Paper Quiz!She's helped by the Brains Trust: The ghost of Gavroche from Les Misérables (Michelle Brasier) and the Greek Godess Medusa (Damien Warren-Smith), who both have superb french accents.Hosted by Kyran Wheatley.The Leaderboard:* Matt Stewart 10/10* Tim Hewitt 10/10* Lloyd Langford 8.5/10* Lou Wall 8.5/10* Prue Blake 8/10* Kirsten Drysdale 8/10* Annie Louey 8/10* Rob Mills 8/10* Vidya Rajan 8/10* Geraldine Hickey 8/10 DSQ* Sam Taunton 7.9/10* Annie Louey 7/10* Aidan Jones 7/10* Jess Perkins 7/10* Matt Stewart 7/10* Sami Shah 7/10* Scout Boxall 7/10* Danielle Walker 7/10* Woodes 7/10* Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10* Carl Donnelly 6/10* Dane Simpson 6/10* Ivan Aristeguieta 6/10* Jess Perkins 6/10* Josh Earl 6/10* Kirsty Webeck 6/10* Michael Hing 6/10* Nath Valvo 6/10* Rosie Piper 6/10* Snorty Dog 6/10* Zan Rowe 6/10* Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10* Emma Holland 5.5/10* Miranda Tapsell 5.5/10* Celia Pacquola 5/10* Alex Dyson 5/10* Ben Knight 5/10* Danielle Walker 5/10* Dave Thornton 5/10* Jan Fran 5/10* Jude Perl 5/10* Kirsty Webeck 5/10* Myf Warhurst 5/10* Nick Cody 5/10* Nina Oyama 5/10* Sami Shah 5/10* Luke McGregor 4.5/10* Mike Goldstein 4.5/10* Jordan Barr 4/10* Alex Ward 4/10* Anna Piper Scott 4/10* Daniel Sloss 4/10* Georgia Mooney 4/10* Nat Harris 4/10* John Hastings 4/10* Michael Hing 4/10* Rhys Nicholson 4/10* Sam Petersen 4/10* Brodi Snook 3/10* Daniel Connell 3/10* Emma Holland 3/10* Geraldine Hickey 3/10* Luka Muller 3/10* Nazeem Hussain 3/10* Rhys Nicholson 3/10* Alex Ward 2/10* Lizzy Hoo 2/10* Tom Cardy 2/10
12/28/2021

Annie Louey with Martha Stubbs (Lena Moon) and Chalk! (Alistair Baldwin)

Season 1, Ep. 73
This week Comedian, broadcaster and writer Annie Louey is back to take on The Saturday Paper Quiz and best her score of 7/10 by answering questions about the COP26 climate summit, Shakespeare plays and brass instruments.She's helped by this week's Brains Trust: Martha Stubbs the author of the 1996-97 encyclopaedia Brittanica print series (Lena Moon) and Chalk, the little brother of Bones, from the hit series Bones (Alistair Baldwin)Hosted by Kyran Wheatley.The Leaderboard:* Matt Stewart 10/10* Tim Hewitt 10/10* Lloyd Langford 8.5/10* Lou Wall 8.5/10* Prue Blake 8/10* Kirsten Drysdale 8/10* Rob Mills 8/10* Vidya Rajan 8/10* Geraldine Hickey 8/10 DSQ* Sam Taunton 7.9/10* Annie Louey 7/10* Aidan Jones 7/10* Jess Perkins 7/10* Matt Stewart 7/10* Sami Shah 7/10* Scout Boxall 7/10* Danielle Walker 7/10* Woodes 7/10* Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10* Carl Donnelly 6/10* Dane Simpson 6/10* Ivan Aristeguieta 6/10* Jess Perkins 6/10* Josh Earl 6/10* Kirsty Webeck 6/10* Michael Hing 6/10* Nath Valvo 6/10* Rosie Piper 6/10* Snorty Dog 6/10* Zan Rowe 6/10* Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10* Emma Holland 5.5/10* Miranda Tapsell 5.5/10* Celia Pacquola 5/10* Alex Dyson 5/10* Ben Knight 5/10* Danielle Walker 5/10* Dave Thornton 5/10* Jan Fran 5/10* Jude Perl 5/10* Kirsty Webeck 5/10* Myf Warhurst 5/10* Nick Cody 5/10* Nina Oyama 5/10* Sami Shah 5/10* Luke McGregor 4.5/10* Mike Goldstein 4.5/10* Jordan Barr 4/10* Alex Ward 4/10* Anna Piper Scott 4/10* Daniel Sloss 4/10* Georgia Mooney 4/10* Nat Harris 4/10* John Hastings 4/10* Michael Hing 4/10* Rhys Nicholson 4/10* Sam Petersen 4/10* Brodi Snook 3/10* Daniel Connell 3/10* Emma Holland 3/10* Geraldine Hickey 3/10* Luka Muller 3/10* Nazeem Hussain 3/10* Rhys Nicholson 3/10* Alex Ward 2/10* Lizzy Hoo 2/10* Tom Cardy 2/10
12/21/2021

Live Christmas Edition with Celia Pacquola, Satan (Luke McGregor) and Dick Gribblet (Ben Russell)

Season 1, Ep. 72
A very special Christmas episode of Wax Quizzical recorded live at Comedy Republic in Melbourne.Comedian, actor, writer, all-round awesome person Celia Pacquola takes on the quiz this week. She's joined by a very special Brains Trust, the devil himself Satan (Luke McGregor) and Dick Gribblet (Ben Russell).Hosted by Kyran Wheatley.The Leaderboard:* Matt Stewart 10/10* Tim Hewitt 10/10* Lloyd Langford 8.5/10* Lou Wall 8.5/10* Prue Blake 8/10* Kirsten Drysdale 8/10* Rob Mills 8/10* Vidya Rajan 8/10* Geraldine Hickey 8/10 DSQ* Sam Taunton 7.9/10* Annie Louey 7/10* Aidan Jones 7/10* Jess Perkins 7/10* Matt Stewart 7/10* Sami Shah 7/10* Scout Boxall 7/10* Danielle Walker 7/10* Woodes 7/10* Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10* Carl Donnelly 6/10* Dane Simpson 6/10* Ivan Aristeguieta 6/10* Jess Perkins 6/10* Josh Earl 6/10* Kirsty Webeck 6/10* Michael Hing 6/10* Nath Valvo 6/10* Rosie Piper 6/10* Snorty Dog 6/10* Zan Rowe 6/10* Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10* Emma Holland 5.5/10* Miranda Tapsell 5.5/10* Alex Dyson 5/10* Ben Knight 5/10* Danielle Walker 5/10* Dave Thornton 5/10* Jan Fran 5/10* Jude Perl 5/10* Kirsty Webeck 5/10* Myf Warhurst 5/10* Nick Cody 5/10* Nina Oyama 5/10* Sami Shah 5/10* Luke McGregor 4.5/10* Mike Goldstein 4.5/10* Jordan Barr 4/10* Alex Ward 4/10* Anna Piper Scott 4/10* Daniel Sloss 4/10* Georgia Mooney 4/10* Nat Harris 4/10* John Hastings 4/10* Michael Hing 4/10* Rhys Nicholson 4/10* Sam Petersen 4/10* Brodi Snook 3/10* Daniel Connell 3/10* Emma Holland 3/10* Geraldine Hickey 3/10* Luka Muller 3/10* Nazeem Hussain 3/10* Rhys Nicholson 3/10* Alex Ward 2/10* Lizzy Hoo 2/10* Tom Cardy 2/10
12/14/2021

Sashi Perera with Cousin Christmas (Michelle Brasier) and the Director of Dads in the Mist (Ben Russell)

Season 1, Ep. 71
This week Comedian and human rights lawyer Sashi Perera takes on The Saturday Paper Quiz, answering questions about the Solomon Islands, Greek Mythology and popular desserts.She's helped by this week's chaotic Brains Trust: Cousin Christmas (Michelle Brasier) and the Dad whisperer and conservationist Jancis Farrow (Ben Russell).Hosted by Kyran Wheatley.The Leaderboard:* Matt Stewart 10/10* Tim Hewitt 10/10* Lloyd Langford 8.5/10* Lou Wall 8.5/10* Prue Blake 8/10* Kirsten Drysdale 8/10* Rob Mills 8/10* Vidya Rajan 8/10* Geraldine Hickey 8/10 DSQ* Sam Taunton 7.9/10* Annie Louey 7/10* Aidan Jones 7/10* Jess Perkins 7/10* Matt Stewart 7/10* Sami Shah 7/10* Scout Boxall 7/10* Danielle Walker 7/10* Woodes 7/10* Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10* Carl Donnelly 6/10* Dane Simpson 6/10* Ivan Aristeguieta 6/10* Jess Perkins 6/10* Josh Earl 6/10* Kirsty Webeck 6/10* Michael Hing 6/10* Nath Valvo 6/10* Rosie Piper 6/10* Snorty Dog 6/10* Zan Rowe 6/10* Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10* Emma Holland 5.5/10* Miranda Tapsell 5.5/10* Alex Dyson 5/10* Ben Knight 5/10* Danielle Walker 5/10* Dave Thornton 5/10* Jan Fran 5/10* Jude Perl 5/10* Kirsty Webeck 5/10* Myf Warhurst 5/10* Nick Cody 5/10* Nina Oyama 5/10* Sami Shah 5/10* Luke McGregor 4.5/10* Mike Goldstein 4.5/10* Jordan Barr 4/10* Alex Ward 4/10* Anna Piper Scott 4/10* Daniel Sloss 4/10* Georgia Mooney 4/10* John Hastings 4/10* Michael Hing 4/10* Rhys Nicholson 4/10* Sam Petersen 4/10* Brodi Snook 3/10* Daniel Connell 3/10* Emma Holland 3/10* Geraldine Hickey 3/10* Luka Muller 3/10* Nazeem Hussain 3/10* Rhys Nicholson 3/10* Alex Ward 2/10* Lizzy Hoo 2/10* Tom Cardy 2/10