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Finalists for the 2018 Billy T James Comedy Award

Friday, 13 October 2017, 11:52 am | Comedy Festival

Exciting Line-up of Some Seriously Talented Comedians with a Broad Range of Fresh Voices Are the Finalists for the 2018 Billy T Award More >>

Comedy Festival Returns to Auckland's Basement Theatre

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 10:40 am | Comedy Festival

You thought it was all over for this year but surprise… we are more than averagely excited to announce the return of some of the hot ticket shows people were gushing about during the 2017 NZ International Comedy Festival powered by Flick Electric ... More >>

amie Bowen returns with the final installment of his trilogy

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 2:57 pm | Comedy Festival

2014 and 2015 saw Jamie Bowen deliver two-hour long shows Heart Goes Boom and Head Goes Bang, that were the perfect mixture of funny, heart felt and thought provoking. Both shows were nominated for the prestigious Fred Award, and both won Best Live ... More >>

Tito’s a Sporting Chance

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 9:58 pm | Comedy Festival

He was going to be the first multiple international that represented New Zealand at rugby, league, cricket, football, boxing and any other sport he was delusional enough to believe he could have succeeded at. More >>

Winners Have the Last Laugh!

Monday, 20 May 2013, 2:15 pm | Comedy Festival

Rose Matafeo and Jarred Christmas have capped off an incredible 2013 NZ International Comedy Festival by picking up the country’s most prestigious comedy awards; the Billy T Award and The FRED Award at last night’s Last Laughs hosted by the bro-mantic ... More >>

Another Comedy Festival Success Story

Friday, 17 May 2013, 11:08 am | Comedy Festival

Due to popular demand, UK comedian DAN NIGHTINGALE is performing an extra show on Saturday May 18 at 5.30pm at Q Theatre. Bookings: qtheatre.co..nz More >>

Stuff I Forgot to Tell My Daughter

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 12:25 pm | Comedy Festival

STUFF I FORGOT TO TELL MY DAUGHTER “MUM, HOW CAN I POSSIBLY THAW BREAD WITHOUT ELECTRICITY?” More >>

Jeremy Elwood’s Notes

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 11:30 am | Comedy Festival

PROUDLY PRESENTS JEREMY ELWOOD’S NOTES Note to Self: Buy Tickets for Jeremy Elwood’s Notes Jeremy, like most comedians, gets asked the same questions over and over again. The second most common + is “Where do you get your ideas from?” The answer is ... More >>

Boy With Tape On His Face Adds an Extra Show in Wellington

Tuesday, 8 May 2012, 12:33 pm | Comedy Festival

Due to public demand, there will be an extra performance at 9pm on Sat 12 May at the Opera House in Wellington of the brand new show – MORE TAPE starring NZ’s own The Boy With Tape On His Face. More >>

A lolly bag of stand up for all tastes

Friday, 27 April 2012, 10:16 am | Comedy Festival

Meow café in Wellington – renowned for its organic and locally sourced menu will be offering something a little different with an upcoming comedy show Sweet Meats, from May 1st – 4th in the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. More >>

Raybon to Serve up Non-Racism at Comedy Festival

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 2:49 pm | Comedy Festival

10 April 2012 Raybon to Serve up Non-Racism at Comedy Festival Aucklanders will be able to watch top comedian Raybon Kan in action next month in his one-man show Raybon Kan is Completely Uncalled For which forms part of the 2012 Comedy Festival. ... More >>

The 2012 NZ International Comedy Festival: Get Your Laugh On

Monday, 27 February 2012, 2:41 pm | Comedy Festival

1993 wasn’t a very good year for entertainment. Honestly – Weekend at Bernie’s II ? Sister Act 2 ? Look Who’s Talking Too ? Yes, we had Sam Neil in both Jurassic Park and The Piano , but then there was Hulk Hogan in Mr. Nanny . Thankfully, the ... More >>

'Laughs In The Park' to launch Christchurch Events Village

Thursday, 16 June 2011, 4:19 pm | Comedy Festival

It's time people in Christchurch had a chance to relax and have some fun. The producers of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, along with Christchurch City Council, are excited to bring the laughs with a hilarious night of comedy launching the new ... More >>

El Jaguar is on the run and needs your help!

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 10:26 am | Comedy Festival

PRESS RELEASE: For immediate release WHAT: El Jaguar vs. La Migra WITH: Host El Hecklor and special guests WHEN: Fri 13 May – Sat 14 May, 10pm WHERE: Garden Club 13 Dixon Street, Wellington Look out El Jaguar, La Migra is coming! More >>

Best New Wellington Comedians Performing in Comedy Festival

Saturday, 30 April 2011, 4:47 pm | Comedy Festival

Media release – Best New Wellington Comedians Performing in Comedy Festival MEDIA RELEASE: For Immediate Release 30 April 2011 More >>

2011 NZ International Comedy Festival

Monday, 28 February 2011, 11:38 am | Comedy Festival

The comedy gang is back. The gags are a riot. Join our hilarious mob as they blow the lid off the 2011 NZ International Comedy Festival from 29 April to 22 May. More >>

Barry & Stuart – Powered by Demons: Show Cancelled

Friday, 30 April 2010, 3:20 pm | Comedy Festival

Unfortunately due to illness Scottish comedy duo Barry & Stuart have regretfully had to cancel their Auckland show in the 2010 NZ International Comedy Festival. More >>

Three Wellington comediennes keep it real

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 2:34 pm | Comedy Festival

Three Wellington comediennes keep it real in Laugh Experiences! Ever have a boss who did inappropriate things? Are you finding it hard to get a job in today's economic climate? Have you ever encountered annoying salespeople who try to be far too helpful? ... More >>

Full-Bodied Laughter at Comedy Cellar

Wednesday, 7 April 2010, 5:26 pm | Comedy Festival

Is that a fruity tang or a woody aftertaste? No matter what your comedy preference, Comedy Cellar at The Elliott Stables has a wide selection of rich bouquets - to satisfy even the most discerning comedy palate. T he Transmission Room will no longer be ... More >>

Comedy Breaks All Records

Tuesday, 30 June 2009, 5:20 pm | Comedy Festival

The NZ International Comedy Festival has broken all previous records by confirming a national attendance of over 118,000 people in its 2009 programme. This staggering result shows a 50% increase from audience numbers in 2008. More >>

 

 

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