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Chopper, Jarred Christmas, Nick Rado and James Nokise join Old Mout Cider First Laughs

On the 4th April 2014 Back We've added some more names to the line-up for Old Mout Cider First Laughs to get you excited - with one further announcement to come:

  • Heath Franklin's Chopper (AUS) is back in NZ with his new show Repeat Offender. He followed his heart got stabbed, arrested and put in jail and has decided his heart is a f**king idiot.
  • Jarred Christmas (NZ/UK) - Fred Award winner is back from the UK with a brand new hour of stand-up where he delves into the odd events in his life that have brought him to this point.
  • Nick Rado (NZ) took out 2013 Best Show at the NZ Comedy Guild Awards and was a Fred Award finalist too. If you love the 90s you will be lovin' this show; Baywatch, Full House, Seinfeld, Friends, slap bands, Captain Planet, no seat belts, safety helmets or the Internet - how the hell did we survive that decade??
  • James Nokise (NZ) is a Fred Award nominee is back with his new show, The Bronaissance, where he'll be collaborating with visual artists to produce a creative new look stand-up show, supported by the New Zealand Comedy Trust's Creative Comedy Initiative.

These hilarious comedians join the HUGE line-up of:

  • Marcel Lucont (FRA)
  • Reginald D. Hunter (USA/UK)
  • Sara Pascoe (UK)
  • James Acaster (UK)
  • Urzila Carlson (NZ/SA)
  • John Gordillo (UK)
  • Ben Hurley (NZ)
  • Ian D. Montfort (UK)
  • Paul Ego (NZ)
  • Luke Heggie (AUS)

Their one job is to crack you up and they take that very seriously, they’ll be offering up refreshing material and yielding huge laughs to kick off the Comedy Fest.