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THE LORD OF LEWD: Kevin Bloody Wilson still irreverent after all these years

When it comes to politically incorrect comics in this country, there are few as joyfully irreverent as Kevin Bloody Wilson.

For the past 35 years, Kev has been sticking a middle finger in the face of PC culture and, at 72, is showing no signs of mellowing yet.

After two massive shows at Cessnock Leagues and Belmont 16s back in April, the Great Australian Yobbo is coming back to do it all again, this time at Club Charlestown.

“I really look forward to coming to places like the Hunter Valley,” Kev told Newcastle Live.

“Once I get out out of the big cities I feel very much at home.”

While he might be at home out in the ‘sticks’ Kev’s uniquely Antipodean brand of crude humour is still in high demand, with his current F.U.P.C tour taking him on an 11-date jaunt around the country before he heads off to the UK for a 29-date run.

“Yeah, it keeps me pretty busy, although I’m not doing as many shows these days because I’m an old fart, but it’s great to see that the fans are still coming out.”

The man responsible for such tracks as Mick the Master Farter, Me Dick’s on the Dole, The Festival of Life, D.I.L.L.I.G.A.F, and most recently What’s Donald Gonna Do Today, has certainly left his mark on the Australian comedy landscape.

His record sales are now nudging the four million mark with all of his CDs and DVDs achieving gold status globally, with many reaching platinum status. In fact, one album, Kev’s Back, hit quadruple platinum.

Not bad for a loveable Aussie larrikin

While P.C culture is certainly prevalent in 2019, Kev said that the believed the tide was turning.

“In all fairness, I think people have had a gutful of all that, to be honest,’ he said.

“That’s why you end up with that comedians’ dream Donald Trump and that other bloke in England – Boris Johnson.

“For example, earlier this year I did a show in Los Angeles at the El Rey theatre. Now Los Angeles is probably the home of what I like to call intellectual idiots or academic f***wits but the joint was full and people were having a good old laugh.”

Catch Kevin Bloody Wilson at Club Charlestown on Thursday 5 September. Get your tickets here.

Written by Newcastle Live

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