The Billy T Award is possibly the most well-known award in New Zealand comedy. The winner receives the famous ‘yellow towel’, a small grant, and a lot of prestige. Every year, many up-and-coming comedians spend a significant amount of time and money preparing for this process.
Dell Mitchell & Rob Harris
It’s the last week of the Comedy Festival, and once again the lineup is fantastic. There is a great mix of national and international comics and even a family friendly show on Saturday - Stand Up For Kids.
Once again Rob Harris has very kindly given us some more tips to help us choose. Check out his credentials here and his picks below:
Patch and Savanna both grew up in the Hutt; Savanna has recently escaped whilst Patch is still stranded there. They are both excellent comedians who occasionally make reference to their (slightly) bogan upbringing and nature. They also both have shows in the New Zealand International Comedy Festival which are must sees.
I caught up with them to chat about their shows, bogan life and a few other things:
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