Download the App!

show episodes
 
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; two comedians in character. Play along by buying our favourite paper, The Saturday Paper, from here: https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/wax-quizzical. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Loading …
show series
 
This week comedian Sam Taunton attempts The Saturday Paper Quiz and predicts that the questions will be 'something topical'. He's helped by this week's Brains Trust, The Global Safe Electronic Smart Fridge 3000 (Gillian Cosgriff) and Sam's uncle Gary Taunton (Edan Lacey). Hosted by Kyran Wheatley. The Leaderboard: * Tim Hewitt 10/10 * Prue Blake 8/…
 
This week singer, songwriter and podcaster of Marvel movies Georgia Mooney (All My Exes Live in Texas, Simply Marvelous podcast) attempts The Saturday Paper Quiz. She's helped by this week's holy Brains Trust, none other than God himself (Tosh Greenslade) and Roger Comes, an angel intern trying to impress God (Brianna Williams). Hosted by Kyran Whe…
 
This week comedian, writer and tweeter about cum Nina Oyama (Utopia, TheWeekly, Tonightly) attempts The Saturday Paper Quiz, answering questions about cucumbers, melons, Scarface and anatomically named costume designers. She's helped by this week's Brains Trust, Tyrone the Chomp T-rex (Prue Blake) and Brendan McNewit-Smith - a 14 year old drama sch…
 
This week producer, director, writer, podcaster and general all-round-talented man Sam Petersen (Confessions of the Idiots podcast) attempts The Saturday Paper Quiz. He's helped by this week's Brains Trust, Casey Worship, who is the woman who "okay'd" producing the movie version of Cats the Musical (Isabella Valette) and Berlin Nightclub owner Hans…
 
This week writer and presenter Kirsten Drysdale (The Checkout, Reputation Rehab, Question Everything) attempts The Saturday Paper Quiz and tries to answer questions about cities in the Netherlands, evergreen shrubs and star signs. She's helped by this week's Brains Trust, a french fart in the bath called Pierre Jambon (Nikki Britton) and Trish the …
 
This week comedian Emma Holland is back to try and beat her former score of 3/10 facing questions from The Saturday Paper Quiz about expensive art, football stadiums, ballet and other smart people things. She's helped by this week's Brains Trust, Sheena and Clarence: the Two Sea Witches Sisters (Hot Department). Hosted by Kyran Wheatley. The Leader…
 
This week Jan Fran takes a short break from dispelling and dissecting misinformation on ABC TV's Question Everything to have a go at the Quiz from the Saturday Paper. She's helped by the Brains Trust - a preacher from the deep south of the USA, The Reverend Hol E Christ (Damien Warren-Smith), and an innocent Rhys Nicholson from December 2019, who i…
 
Comedian Sami Shah is back to try and beat his previous score of 5/10. Sami is helped this week by the Brains Trust of Bondelle the train driver, film and TV extra (Michelle Brasier) who has been stuck in Melbourne since her appearance at the Comedy Festival, along with Blake the cool camp counsellor (Clare Cavanagh). Hosted by Kyran Wheatley. The …
 
Comedian John Hastings joins us from Los Angeles to attempt the weekend quiz with Host Kyran Wheatley. John is helped this week by the Brains Trust: Murray (Ben Russell) a tiny man that you may have heard on The Grub podcast, and the mosquito in your room at 3am (Laura Hart). The Leaderboard: * Tim Hewitt 10/10 * Vidya Rajan 8/10 * Rob Mills 8/10 *…
 
Myf Warhurst takes a moment from recording Bang On podcast to have a go at the weekend quiz, with the help of this week's Brains Trust: Hildreth Vixen Trout - Bronze medallist in the 1992 K9wealth Games for Dog Equestrian (Cal Wilson) and Shelly Anne Smore - Edutainer (Clare Hooper), and of course with host Kyran Wheatley. The Leaderboard: * Tim He…
 
Alex Dyson steps away from Matt & Alex for enough time to have a go at the weekend quiz, with the help of this week's Brains Trust: Ushka the Polka Hunting Dog (Susie Youssef) and our host Kyran Wheatley and Rhys Nichoplsons dog Hopkins (Rhys Nicholson). The Leaderboard: * Tim Hewitt 10/10 * Vidya Rajan 8/10 * Rob Mills 8/10 * Prue Blake 8/10 * Ger…
 
Comedian Lizzy Hoo dials in from Sydney's lockdown to have a go at the weekend quiz, with the help of this week's Brains Trust: Bertie Surname - ghost of a 19th century chimney sweep (Bridie Connell) and Lord Chester Tuppence Billingdon-Smythe - Lord of Cricket (Edan Lacey). Hosted by Kyran Wheatley. The Leaderboard: * Tim Hewitt 10/10 * Vidya Raja…
 
Comedian and host of The Phone Hacks podcast Mike Goldstein tries to equal last week's perfect score from Tim Hewitt, with the help of the Brains Trust: Retired Australian director, contemporary choreographer and physical theatre dramaturg Tabatha Booth (Frankie McNair) and Mr Kreen - the condescending high school teacher (Xavier Michelides). Hoste…
 
This week, our 50th birthday episode which was meant to be live in front of an audience but the Lockdown had other plans. However it's still a special episode, where comedian Tim Hewitt marks his mark on the Quiz. He is joined by the Brains Trust of architecture podcast host Sven Biltson (Zachary Ruane) and Sheryl, Scottish fish and chip shop owner…
 
This week, Jess Perkins (Triple J, Do Go On podcast) sees if she can get herself a little higher on the leaderboard for her second attempt on Wax. She's joined by Jessica Claus, AKA Mrs Claus (Gillian Cosgriff), and we welcome back niche app developer Rain (Lena Moon). Hosted by Kyran Wheatley. The Leaderboard: * Vidya Rajan 8/10 * Rob Mills 8/10 *…
 
This week host Kyran Wheatley is joined by Comedian and Wagga Wagga royalty Dane Simpson to attempt the weekend Quiz. Dane's Brains Trust is Trish the Witch (Prue Blake) and Big Aussie Dad (Greg Larsen). The Leaderboard: * Vidya Rajan 8/10 * Rob Mills 8/10 * Prue Blake 8/10 * Geraldine Hickey 8/10 * Scout Boxall 7/10 * Annie Louey 7/10 * Woodes 7/1…
 
This week host Kyran Wheatley is joined by Comedian and Latin nerd Scout Boxall to attempt the weekend Quiz. Scout is helped by the Brains Trust duo The Two Bobbies (Blake Everett and Oliver Coleman), who are not only biscuit factory owners but also close friends of the royal family. The Leaderboard: * Vidya Rajan 8/10 * Rob Mills 8/10 * Prue Blake…
 
This week host Kyran Wheatley is joined by Ivan Aristeguieta (2021 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Most Outstanding Show Nominee) to attempt the weekend Quiz. Ivan is helped by the brains trust - Chris, Gollum's cousin from Lord of the Rings (Patrick Durnan Silva) and Churlie M Beaman SQ, North American cult leader (Isabella Valette). The L…
 
This week host Kyran Wheatley is joined by musician and improvisor Tom Cardy to have a crack at the weekend Quiz. Tom is joined by the first royal brains trust member Millicent Renaldi - the other princess of Genovia (Clare Cavanagh), and amateur detective Anita Clue (AJ Lamarque). Will Tom end up on the top or the bottom of the leaderboard? (hint:…
 
This week Comedian Rosie Piper and host Kyran Wheatley are joined by the Brains Trust of "The Keeper of the Bells" Michael Cowley (Carlo Ritchie) and Wine Mum Jan Barnes (Jen Mackie) to see how high up the leaderboard they land. The Leaderboard: * Vidya Rajan 8/10 * Rob Mills 8/10 * Prue Blake 8/10 * Geraldine Hickey 8/10 * Annie Louey 7/10 * Woode…
 
This week Comedian and Podcaster Josh Earl is back to see if he can best his score of 6/10. Along with host Kyran Wheatley, Josh is helped by the Brains Trust of professional eulogy writer Angela Barksley (Lena Moon) and the reigning Texan Apple Pie champion Debbie Nelson (Frankie McNair). The Leaderboard: * Vidya Rajan 8/10 * Rob Mills 8/10 * Prue…
 
This week Kyran Wheatley is joined by the 2021 National RAW Comedy winner Prue Blake to attempt the quiz from The Saturday Paper. This week they’re helped by the Brains Trust of the moderator for the Facebook page “Bring Back the Yumbo” Corduroy Jackson (Ben Russell) and supposed High School graduate Terrence Prawny (Mark Bonnano). Can they beat Vi…
 
After a week off, Kyran Wheatley and comedian Daniel Sloss do the quiz from The Saturday Paper, helped by the Brains Trust of Ron Weasley (Cameron James) and expert in haircuts but not a hairdresser Stephanie Maninshky (Concetta Caristo). Can they beat Vidya Rajan on 8 out of 10 (or Alex Ward on 2)? The Leaderboard: * Vidya Rajan 8/10 * Geraldine H…
 
Recorded LIVE at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2021. Tickets for future live shows will be at comedyrepublic.com.au Kyran Wheatley and Double J Mornings Presenter Zan Rowe do the quiz from The Saturday Paper, helped by the Brains Trust - Hugh Jackman's French Bulldog Dali (Randy Feltface) and elderly tartan monger Glenda McClintock (N…
 
Recorded LIVE at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2021. Tickets for future live shows at comedyrepublic.com.au Kyran Wheatley and comedian Carl Donnelly (UK) do the quiz from The Saturday Paper, helped by the Brains Trust - Ballarat's pop culture expert Randal (Zach Ruane) and Logan (Mish Wittrup) who was every quarterback in every 90's …
 
Recorded LIVE at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2021. Tickets for future live shows at comedyrepublic.com.au Kyran Wheatley and comedian Jude Perl are joined by small-time prankster Jayben (Ben Russell) and the Average Medium Grantham (Damian Callinan) to do the quiz from The Saturday Paper. See Wax Quizzical recorded live at the Melbo…
 
Recorded LIVE in front of a sold out crowd at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2021. Tickets for future live shows at comedyrepublic.com.au Kyran Wheatley and comedian Michael Hing are joined by Michael's ex wife Michaelia Wank (Alex Lee) and British train driver and film and tv extra, Bondelle (Michelle Brasier) to do the quiz from The …
 
Kyran Wheatley and comedian Sami Shah are joined by Fran, Dracula’s makeup artist (Mish Wittrup) and niche app developer, Rain (Lena Moon) to do the quiz from The Saturday Paper. See Wax Quizzical recorded live at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival! Tickets here: https://tccinc.sales.ticketsearch.com/sales/salesevent/6180 Where will they f…
 
Kyran Wheatley and comedian Alex Ward are joined by Shreb Bibley Bibley Bibley, the oldest man in the world (Greg Larson) and Aphrodite (Brianna Williams) to do the quiz from The Saturday Paper. Where will they fit on the leaderboard: Vidya Rajan 8/10 Geraldine Hickey 8/10 Rob Mills 8/10 Annie Louey 7/10 Woodes 7/10 Matt Stewart 7/10 Zoe Coombs Mar…
 
Kyran Wheatley and comedian Anna Piper Scott are joined by celebrity impressionist Gerard (Patrick Collins) and Fitness Influence @ItsmeSG (Isabella Valette) to do the quiz from The Saturday Paper. Where will they fit on the leaderboard: Vidya Rajan 8/10 Geraldine Hickey 8/10 Rob Mills 8/10 Annie Louey 7/10 Woodes 7/10 Matt Stewart 7/10 Zoe Coombs …
 
Kyran Wheatley and comedian Kirsty Webeck are joined by the Grannys to do the quiz from The Saturday Paper. Where will they fit on the leaderboard: Vidya Rajan 8/10 Geraldine Hickey 8/10 Rob Mills 8/10 Annie Louey 7/10 Woodes 7/10 Matt Stewart 7/10 Zoe Coombs Marr 6/10 Michael Hing 6/10 Josh Earl 6/10 Alexei Toliopoulos 6/10 Nath Valvo 6/10 Jess Pe…
 
Kyran Wheatley and comedian Emma Holland are joined by actor Werner Herzog (Ben Russell) and two time intimate partner of Bono, Pol Dancer (Isabella Valette) to do the quiz from The Saturday Paper. Where will they fit on the leaderboard: Vidya Rajan 8/10 Geraldine Hickey 8/10 Rob Mills 8/10 Annie Louey 7/10 Woodes 7/10 Matt Stewart 7/10 Zoe Coombs …
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login