When Steven Oliver presents his cabaret show Bigger & Blackerat the Sydney Opera House Studio this month, it will be the fifth time he has performed at the landmark venue – which got him thinking about the tin shed in which his grandparents raised their family.

“It’s such a great opportunity,” he says of the invitation to perform as part of the Sydney Opera House’s latest UnWrapped program.

“My grandfather built a tin humpy for my grandmother and their children – my mother and aunties and uncle, and I was kind of looking at this little tin thing that is literally nailed together in the bush and I was wishing my grandparents were alive today so they could see I got from that to performing at the Sydney Opera House.”

Steven Oliver will perform his new cabaret show Bigger & Blackeras part of UnWrapped at the Sydney Opera House. Image courtesy of Sydney Opera House

Oliver, who is best known for the roles he played in the ABC’s hit television series Black Comedy, is one of the artists involved in the SOH’s latest UnWrapped...