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Seeing the Funny Side of Depression

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:44 am | Grandpa Figs

In 2016 comedian Nathan Hedley had his world changed when he was diagnosed with depression. Hedley, however, took it in his stride and has since been using it as a tool to start a tough conversation. More >>

Let the Games Begin!

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 2:32 pm | Grandpa Figs

Crisp Comedy Competition is a unique new show in the 2019 Comedy Carnival which will put seasoned comedians and newcomers against one another for a chance to win a big cash prize and industry support. More >>

Fresh Comedy Competition Returns to Attract New Talent

Monday, 26 August 2019, 11:32 am | Grandpa Figs

Comedy Production company Grandpa Figs runs the Fresh Comedy Competition every year as a part of the Go Media Comedy Carnival. Figs has also taken the show down to Dunedin as a part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival. With each performance attracting big audiences ... More >>

Baby Came Back - The GoMedia Comedy Carnival Returns to Chch

Friday, 23 August 2019, 3:41 pm | Grandpa Figs

The Go Media Comedy Carnival returns to Christchurch for the 4th year running despite a continued lack of support from the Christchurch City Council. More >>

Fresh Comedy Competition Returns to Attract New Talent

Friday, 7 June 2019, 8:07 am | Grandpa Figs

Comedy Production company Grandpa Figs runs the Fresh Comedy Competition every year as a part of the Go Media Comedy Carnival. Figs has also taken the show down to Dunedin as a part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival. With each performance attracting big audiences ... More >>

Grandpa Figs announces line-up for 2019 Comedy Carnival

Saturday, 1 June 2019, 1:17 pm | Grandpa Figs

Grandpa Figs announces the line-up for the 2019 Go Media Comedy Carnival More >>

2019 Go-Media Comedy Carnival line up

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:13 pm | Grandpa Figs

Comedy production company Grandpa Figs is gearing up to announce the line-up for the forthcoming Go Media Comedy Carnival. More >>

Comedy Magician set to debut in Chch this week

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:10 am | Grandpa Figs

Bodane Hatten is a professional magician from Australia that specialises in stage comedy magic, and thanks to Chch’s very own festival of comedy, the GoMedia Comedy Carnival, we have the opportunity to see him in our broken swamp of a city. An aficionado ... More >>

Grandpa Figs Celebrates Two Years of Comedy in Christchurch

Friday, 14 October 2016, 2:32 pm | Grandpa Figs

Post quake Christchurch can be a cruel mistress for any business, and the cities promoters know that better than most. From lack of venues to an empathic populus, it’s a tough time making a living promoting gigs. However Grandpa Figs, a fictional ... More >>

New First Lady of Comedy Rock n Roll to Storm Christchurch

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 12:50 pm | Grandpa Figs

Christchurch will be one of the first cities to see The Axis of Awesome since lead singer Jordan Raskopoulos announced her transition. Jordan made the announcement on Monday via a video entitled “What’s happened to Jordan’s beard?” which ... More >>

Two NZ comedy heavyweights set to light up the stage

Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 8:12 am | Grandpa Figs

Two NZ comedy heavyweights set to light up the stage at the Go Media Comedy Carnival 28/12/2015 More >>

Grandpa Figs to host Christchurch’s first Comedy Carnival

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 2:01 pm | Grandpa Figs

Comedian Management & Promotion Company, Grandpa Figs, is pleased to announce the launch of the Christchurch Comedy Carnival. More >>

 

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