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AUCKLAND 2-FOR-1 SPECIALS: (if you want Wellington, click the 'Wellington' tab above). These 2-for-1 specials are available until midday Thurs 2 April. This will be the Festival’s only 2-for-1 special, so don’t miss out. Note: 2-for-1’s only avail on full price tickets. Some shows have discount codes that must be entered to receive the discount. 2-for-1’s are only available on the date/s specified below.  You will need to pick this date to have access to the special. Questions: Call 09 3099241 or email tickets@comedyfestival.co.nz

Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It Tue 28 April, 10pm. The Basement Studio. 15 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Alan & Darren Craic Up 2! Craic Upper Thu 30 April, 8.30pm. Doolan Brothers. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Ashton & Louise Dark Side Of The Afternoon Tue 12 May, 8.45pm. Cellar at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS DARK BUY NOW
Ben Hurley & Guests Ben Defend New Zealand Wed 6 May, 10pm. Loft at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Colin Hay "Waiting For My Real Life..." Fri 1 May, 7pm. SKYCITY Theatre. 25 AVAIL BUY NOW
Cori Gonzalez-Macuer White Background Confused Face Wed 13 May, 10pm. The Basement. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Dai Henwood DaiGression Thu 14 May, 7pm. Rangatira at Q Theatre. SOLD OUT
David Quirk Shaking Hands With Danger Tue 5 May, 8.45pm. Vault at Q Theatre. 15 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS DAVID BUY NOW
EastEnd Cabaret Perverts Tue 12 May, 7.15pm. Loft at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Eli Matthewson Faith Thu 14 May, 8.45pm. The Basement Studio 15 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Fool House My Sketchen Rules Thu 30 April, 10pm. The Basement. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Harley Breen Just A Fully Naked Encounter Thu 14 May, 10pm. The Basement Studio. 15 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Heath Franklin's Chopper The Line Up Fri 8 May, 7pm. SKYCITY Theatre. SOLD OUT
Jamaine Ross One Of The Good Ones Thu 30 April, 10pm. Vault at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS JAMAINE BUY NOW
Jamaine, James & Pax Frickin Dangerous Bro Sat 2 May, 5.30pm. The Basement Studio. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
James Nokise Big Words Tue 5 May, 7pm. The Basement. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
James Roque Paper, Scissors, Roque Thu 7 May, 8.45pm. The Basement Studio. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Jamie Bowen Head Goes Bang Thu 7 May, 8.30pm. The Basement. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Joseph Harper I AM A CAT Wed 29 April, 7.15pm. The Basement Studio. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Justine Smith Abroad Tue 12 May, 7.15pm. The Classic Studio. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Le Comique Hosted by Carl Donnelly Sun 10 May, 7pm. SKYCITY Theatre. SOLD OUT
Luke & James FOMO Sapiens Tue 28 April, 8.45pm. Cellar at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS FOMO BUY NOW
Mike Loder... is JUSTIFIED! Thu 14 May, 10pm. Vault at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS MIKE BUY NOW
Neel Kolhatkar Truth Be Told Tue 28 April, 8.45pm. Loft at Q Theatre. 20 AVAIL BUY NOW
Neil Thornton Bearly Kiwi Thu 14 May, 10pm. The Classic Studio. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Oliver, Sophia, Fan Brigade Probably Shouldn't Have Told You That Thu 14 May, 10pm. Cellar at Q Theatre. 20 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS PROBABLY BUY NOW
One Man Breaking Bad The Unauthorised Parody Mon 4 May, 7pm. Herald Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Paul Amos piecesandbits Thu 7 May, 7.15pm. Cellar at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS PAUL BUY NOW
Paul Ego PHENOMENUTS Wed 6 May, 7pm. Rangatira at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Penny Ashton Hot Pink Bits Tue 28 April, 7.15pm. Loft at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Sam Smith Laughing Gas Wed 6 May, 8.45pm. Cellar at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS SAM BUY NOW
Steve Wrigley Steve Wrigley vs. America Wed 6 May, 8.45pm. Loft at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Terry Williams Hyper Super Mega Ultimate Show Sat 16 May, 8.45pm. Vault at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS TERRY BUY NOW
The 5pm Project Hosted by Nick Rado Sat 2 May, 5pm. Loft at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
The Girl and the Gay Written by Sam Brooks Tue 28 April, 7pm. The Basement. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Secret Policeman's Ball Amnesty International Sun 3 May, 7pm. Comedy Chamber. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
The Very Worst of the Bad Taste Hour Sat 25 April, 11.30pm. The Basement. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Tim Batt Explores The Human Experience Tue 5 May, 8.15pm. Montecristo – Downstairs. 10 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW
Tom Binns In Ian D. Montfort vs Ivan Brackenbury Wed 6 May, 7.15pm. Loft at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Trygve Wakenshaw NAUTILUS Tue 28 April, 8.30pm. Herald Theatre. 10 AVAIL BUY NOW
Wash Your Mouth Out Dave, Tim, Laura Sat 2 May, 5.30pm. Vault at Q Theatre. 10 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS WASH BUY NOW
Will Wood Honesty Box Thu 7 May, 10pm. Vault at Q Theatre. 15 AVAIL Code: APRIL FOOLS WILL BUY NOW
Wilson Dixon For The First Time Again Tue 28 April, 7.15pm. Montecristo – Upstairs. 20 AVAIL Code: APRILFOOL BUY NOW

HOT PICKS

Stand-Up For Kids Stand-Up For Kids Big Laughs for Little Monsters Loft at Q Theatre 03:00 pm Montecristo Afternoon Shows Montecristo Afternoon Shows Featuring Guy Montgomery, Tim Batt & A Gorilla Montecristo - Downstairs 04:30 pm The 5pm Project The 5pm Project The 5pm Project Loft at Q Theatre 05:00 pm Harley, Natasha & Isaac Harley, Natasha & Isaac What It All Comes Brown To Cellar at Q Theatre 05:30 pm James Nokise James Nokise Big Words The Basement 07:00 pm Colin Hay Colin Hay "Waiting For My Real Life..." SKYCITY Theatre 07:00 pm Andrew Watts Andrew Watts Feminism for Chaps The Classic 07:00 pm The Girl and the Gay The Girl and the Gay The Girl and the Gay The Basement 07:00 pm DeAnne Smith DeAnne Smith Get Into It Vault at Q Theatre 07:15 pm The Big Show 2015 The Big Show 2015 The Big Show 2015 - An International Comedy Showcase Comedy Chamber 08:30 pm DISCOVER BEN TARGET DISCOVER BEN TARGET by Ben Target The Basement Studio 08:45 pm Terry Williams Terry Williams The Hyper Super Mega Ultimate Show Vault at Q Theatre 08:45 pm Force Norman Force Norman Nick Gibb & Rhys Mathewson The Basement 10:00 pm

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2014 NZ Comedy Guild Award Winners

A huge congratulations to all of the 2014 NZ Comedy Guild Award winners!

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4 Stars – Fast-paced, funny, edgy and definitely never boring.

Ross McGravie – Herald Sun (Melbourne) - 1 April 2015

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