Tim Batt

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Multi-award-winning Kiwi comedian and podcast maestro Tim Batt is broke as hell and it’s definitely someone else’s fault. Watch him lay the blame on entitled Boomers, apathetic Xers and an anxiety-ridden Gen Z.Show includes tips on how to prepare the rich before eating and a plea for basic public amenities like LSD.

Tim Batt is the co-host/co-creator of comedy podcast The Worst Idea of All Time (with over 10 million downloads). He has been awarded Best Newcomer at the NZ International Comedy Festival, has two times nominations for the prestigious Billy T Award, won the coveted Artist Breakthrough Achievement Award by the NZ Comedy Guild and has been a global nominee for the LA Laugh Factory's Funniest Person In The World. Tim also won the inaugural 1Cover One Thing Comedy Competition.

In 2017 he wrote and hosted BANTER - a live broadcast topical comedy chat show on TVNZ Duke. Tim also created the Little Empire Podcast Network. Tim wrote and directed The Fucket List (TVNZ OnDemand), produced No Experience Necessary (Comedy Central Australia) and was the showrunner/producer for The Male Gayz (TVNZ OnDemand).

For fans of smart, enjoyable political comedy this comes highly recommended” - Theatreview

“Reactive opinions are on par with George Carlin and Bill Hicks, but the aggression of these late comics is replaced with a youthful and almost optimistic exuberance” - TheatreScenes

Please note: A performance of this show will be NZSL Interpreted. Stay tuned for more info coming soon! For more information about our Accessibility & Inclusion programme, head to comedyfestival.co.nz/accessibility

Multi-award-winning Kiwi comedian and podcast maestro Tim Batt is broke as hell and it’s definitely someone else’s fault. Watch him lay the blame on entitled Boomers, apathetic Xers and an anxiety-ridden Gen Z.Show includes tips on how to prepare the rich before eating and a plea for basic public amenities like LSD.

Tim Batt is the co-host/co-creator of comedy podcast The Worst Idea of All Time (with over 10 million downloads). He has been awarded Best Newcomer at the NZ International Comedy Festival, has two times nominations for the prestigious Billy T Award, won the coveted Artist Breakthrough Achievement Award by the NZ Comedy Guild and has been a global nominee for the LA Laugh Factory's Funniest Person In The World. Tim also won the inaugural 1Cover One Thing Comedy Competition.

In 2017 he wrote and hosted BANTER - a live broadcast topical comedy chat show on TVNZ Duke. Tim also created the Little Empire Podcast Network. Tim wrote and directed The Fucket List (TVNZ OnDemand), produced No Experience Necessary (Comedy Central Australia) and was the showrunner/producer for The Male Gayz (TVNZ OnDemand).

For fans of smart, enjoyable political comedy this comes highly recommended” - Theatreview

“Reactive opinions are on par with George Carlin and Bill Hicks, but the aggression of these late comics is replaced with a youthful and almost optimistic exuberance” - TheatreScenes

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