REVIEW: Vela Manusaute in Big Balls (Comedy Festival)

May 8, 2013

A kick in the balls [by Sharu Delilkan] The show started off in the classic Kila Kokonut Krew slapstick style that we are all familiar with. But it was not long before it was obvious that Vela Manusaute was totally on the ball. His latest show at the NZ International Comedy Festival titled Big Balls was a great way to […]

REVIEW: Idiots of Ants Model Citizens (Comedy Festival)

May 3, 2013

Boys from Britain triumph again [by James Wenley] British sketch comedy quadrangle Idiots of Ants were my favourite acts in their Auckland debut at last year’s Comedy Festival. Amidst an amusement of stand-up comedians, Ants are a fresh and lively point of laughter-filled difference. Sketch as a form seems to be viewed as a bit antiquated today – it had […]

REVIEW: Rainer Hersch’s Victor Borge (Comedy Festival)

May 3, 2013

Victor Victorious [by Sharu Delilkan] It was sad to see the sparse turnout for what proved to be a truly professional show – something that Rainer Hersch picked up on and immediately incorporated wittily into his slick intro. His candour with the audience from the get-go about his inspiration to create a show around Victor Borge – more out of […]

REVIEW: Doctor Brown in Befrdfgth (Comedy Festival)

May 2, 2013

Bizarre and Expected [by Sharu Delilkan] To be honest I had no idea what to expect when I turned up to watch Doctor Brown in Befrdfgth. I chose to review this one merely because the limited write-up, that gave nothing away, insinuated that it would be a show like no other. And that it definitely was. The slick act, that […]

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