NZICF19 | 5 mins with Ivan Aristeguieta

Ivan Aristeguieta is a Venezuelan-born, Australian-based award-winning comedian who has performed sold-out shows across the world, including opening for Chopper right across Australia, and a sold-out run in his NZ

NZICF 19 | Two Hearts: The Winery Tour

Big bold and boisterous, The Winery Tour signals a high octane evening of songs and entertainment, featuring some boomer bashing, Skype sexting and a delightfully filthy rap about Dave […]

NZICF 19 | The Improv Bandits – No Scripts, No Gimmicks, No Safety Net!

The Improv Bandits first show of the 2019 New Zealand International Comedy Festival opened with plenty of enthusiasm and laughs to go around. As part of the Auckland comedy […]

seen | Poms Movie

Poms’ premise cheers loudly: There is NO such construct as age. Opening just in time for Mother’s Day, Poms, a feel-good comedy featuring a star-studded cast led by Diane Keaton

NZICF 19 | 5 mins with Tom Deacon

Award-winning British comedian, Tom Deacon has been performing live stand-up for over a decade. He has four Edinburgh solo shows under his belt, hosts his own TV, radio and […]

NZICF 19 | Ed Byrne – Spoiler Alert

Ed Byrne needs little introduction really, a much-welcomed and familiar face of the stand-up comedy scene for many years now. Easily a festival favourite, his show at the Q […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 19 | 5 mins with Liv McKenzie

Liv McKenzie: comedian, feminist, dreamer. Always acting first and thinking never, Liv ran from Christchurch to NYC to chase the American dream: and she’s back to tell you about […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 19 | 5 mins with Jimmy McGhie

The English poster boy for white male privilege is back again with a brand-new show full of the usual complaints and foolish hopes.

Jimmy McGhie has been doing stand-up for well […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 19 | Tim Batt & Disasteradio: Space Couch

New Zealand’s own Tim Batt teams up with Lower Hutt’s finest musical talent (Luke Rowell) to present ‘Space Couch’  – a live comedy chat show that encompasses all things […] Continue Reading…

NZICF19 | 5 mins with Ivan Aristeguieta

Ivan Aristeguieta is a Venezuelan-born, Australian-based award-winning comedian who has performed sold-out shows across the world, including opening for Chopper right across Australia, and a sold-out run in his […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 19 | 5 mins with Tim Batt

Fulfilling a childhood dream, award-winning Kiwi comedian, Tim Batt returns to the NZ International Comedy Festival with Space Couch, a live chat show nobody asked for. Described as exciting, […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 19 | Two Hearts: The Winery Tour

Big bold and boisterous, The Winery Tour signals a high octane evening of songs and entertainment, featuring some boomer bashing, Skype sexting and a delightfully filthy rap about Dave […] Continue Reading…