If you have never been to a comedy festival, this is the one to try.
Lots of international laughs but the local talent is excellent as well.
TDB 2016 NZ International Comedy Festival Picks
The 5 Star Comedy Preview – always a great chance to get a smorgasbord of comedians. This years offerings, Jimmy McGhie, Angela Barnes and George Egg from the UK, Finland’s #1 Ismo Leikola, Filipino/Canadian Ron Josol, and Australia’s Harley Breen, England’s Nish Kumar, Welshman Lloyd Langford and James Acaster.
Beth Vyse – As funny as cancer is too good a byline to ignore.
The Big Show 2016 – A more intimate version of the 5 star comedy preview
Brendhan Lovegrove – Filthy Lovegrove is a dirty favourite.
Eli Matthewson – Too talented to ignore
The Fan Brigade – The most anticipated show of the entire festival – book tickets now because this will sell out.
Le Comique – French and beautiful.
Matt Stellingwed – His Bachelor of Arts show looks too good to resist.
Nazeem Hussain – Legally Brown on SBS is hilarious and am looking forward to seeing Hussain in the flesh.
Rose Matafeo – She’s just a comedy goddess, one of the best comedians in NZ right now, must see.
Snort – This has become Auckland’s amazing hothouse of comedy talent. Must see.