Adam Hills In Gordon Street Tonight was a genuine joy to watch every week during it’s season in 2011. With Adam & co-host Hannah Gadsby returning in 2012, the expectations are higher as we all know how good it was – and for an first episode back, the guest list isn’t shoddy at all. From the press release:

ADAM HILLS IN GORDON ST TONIGHT returns to ABC1 on Wednesday February 8 at 8.30pm with an all‐star guest line‐up, including actress ESSIE DAVIS, actors and comedians ROB SITCH and JOSH LAWSON, and English actor, writer and creator of Yes Minister JONATHAN LYNN. Music will be provided by EAGLE AND THE WORM.

AFI Award‐winner ESSIE DAVIS has become one of Australia’s most respected and acclaimed film, theatre and television actors. Essie’s most recent credits include the feature film Burning Man, and the television series The Slap, Cloudstreet and After the Deluge. Essie will soon be seen starring as Phryne Fisher in ABC1’s upcoming Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.

ROB SITCH is best known to some for his roles in comedy series The Hollowmen, The D‐Generation and Frontline. Others know Rob for his work as director, producer and writer of some of Australia’s greatest comedy series and films such as The Panel, Thank God You’re Here, The Castle and The Dish. Rob is joined by Josh Lawson to chat about their latest film Any Questions for Ben?

JOSH LAWSON has become a household name due to his regular appearances on the improv comedy series Thank God You’re Here and his roles in the drama Sea Patrol, and ABC comedy The Librarians. In 2006, he made his feature film debut in BoyTown.

Award‐winning English actor, comedy writer and director JONATHAN LYNN is best known for being the co‐writer of ‘80s BBC phenomenon Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister. His career, which spans almost four decades, also includes writing and directing the feature films Clue, My Cousin Vinny and Nuns on the Run. Jonathan’s latest project is the stage play Yes Prime Minister and book Comedy Rules.

Melbourne 8‐piece pop group EAGLE AND THE WORM are fast making a name for themselves, following the release of their debut album Good Times, backed up with plenty of radio play, and busy national tour schedule. Their music is described as encapsulating the iconic sounds of the great pop bands of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

Repeated Saturday at 7.30pm on ABC2.
Also available on iview.