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Nick Rado

Nick Rado's Comedy Bunker


Join star of AotearoHA's - Next Big Things, TV3's Would I Lie To You?, TVNZ's, A Night At The Classic and 2011 Billy T Nominee for an hour of awesome stand-up comedy, mirth and crowd pleasing buffoonery in Nick Rado’s Comedy Bunker.

Winner 2011 NZ Comedy Guild Best MC

His comedy may be international but the laughter is universal” **** One4Review, Edinburgh Festival

On-its-toes comedy and crowd-pleasing buffoonery at its best” **** Three Weeks, Edinburgh Festival


Showing In:

Auckland Wellington


Tue 15 - Sat 19 May, 8.30pm


Cavern Club, Wellington


Adults $18.00
Conc. $15.00
Groups 6+ $14.00* service fees may apply


0800 TICKETEK (842 538)

Show Duration:

1 hour

Critics Review

Shannon Friday -'Rado spends maybe half his time on these games, and has me nearly rolling on the floor with laughter.'open/close
Nick Rado starts his show about three different times. First he quizzes members of the audience about who they are and what they do for a living, pretty standard stuff, really.

Things heat up as the men singled out early in the evening are returned to again and again throughout the night. First, one leads a Mexican wave. Then there's a group game of 'Guess Who', where a guest comedian tries to pick out a member of the audience (a volunteer again) by asking questions.

Things come back to the 'volunteers' late in the evening, as one is selected to play an African orphan in a hilariously mimed parody of those 'Save the Children' or other charity television ads.

Rado spends maybe half his time on these games, and has me nearly rolling on the floor with laughter. He plays his status with the volunteers expertly. However, Rado treats it as if these are simply an introduction to the 'real' stand-up comedy that he does.

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