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New Zealand Comedy Trust Presents 

2degrees Comedy Convoy

2degrees Comedy Convoy



TV3’s 7Days star Paul Ego hosts a high-octane two-hour stand-up comedy showcase guaranteed to be funny as; with new and used, finely tuned, well oiled international & kiwi comedians coming to Takapuna at the Bruce Mason Centre and touring nationwide.

Starring British comedians Carl Donnelly & Markus Birdman; alongside hilarious kiwi’s Justine Smith and crack up magician Jarred Fell.

“…a totally awesome night, we were in tears by the end of it” – Jo Donoghue [audience member]

Paul Ego (NZ)

As captain on TV3′s 7Days Paul Ego brings you fresh laughs each week and knows how to wrangle a comedian or two. A 20 year veteran of the NZ comedy scene; he’s also a qualified signwriter and a loving but mostly ineffective father. "Entertaining, insightful and has a terrific rapport with his audience" - NZ Herald

Markus Birdman (UK)

Markus Birdman, as seen on the 2013 Comedy Gala, is a leading comic on the UK live circuits. Returning to NZ, he showcase his sharp perspectives on life, marriage and romantic archetypes. “Birdman is the all-round package; witty, controversial, hip, topical and silly” – BBC

Justine Smith (NZ)

If you were to try and define Justine Smith as a lover or a fighter, you’d have to say both. She is capable of tearing strips off people on stage, and then buying them a drink after the show. “[Smith] delivers a highly entertaining, slick night of comedy” –

Carl Donnelly (UK)

2013 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly brings a conversational and silly sense of humour to NZ with hilarious anecdotes and observations on the state of the world and his plans on how we should be dealing with it. No gimmicks, just "Gripping, unmissable stand-up" - The Guardian

Jarred Fell (NZ)

Award-winning comedian magician Jarred Fell isn't just a normal magician. He combines fast-paced razor sharp wit with a tornado-like approach to magic and comedy. "Jarred Fell is one of my favourite acts to work with, I wish I could take him on tour with me everywhere" - Steve O, Jackass



 Tue 13 May Nelson
Theatre Royal
 Wed 14 May
Aurora Centre
 Thu 15 May
Oamaru Opera House
 Fri 16 May
Civic Theatre
 Sat 17 May
Palmerston North
Regent on Broadway

Tue 20 May Auckland Bruce Mason Centre
Wed 21 May Hastings Hawkes Bay Opera House
 Thu 22 May
Clarence Street Theatre
 Fri 23 May
Clarence Street Theatre
 Sat 24 May
New Plymouth
TSB Showplace
Sun 25 May
Baycourt Theatre


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