Rado and Raybon
Save the World

Leading comedians Raybon Kan and Nick Rado team up for a two hour show.

Nick Rado “… charm, timing, originality and above all funny…” (Headliners Club London), and Raybon Kan, the positive pessimist, winner of umpteen comedy awards. They’ll do separate stand ups in the first half of the show, then come together in the second to solve problems suggested by the audience.
Can these two save the world?

Rado is head writer for TV3’s 7 Days and guest comedy writer for TV3’s The project, and has won the NZ Comedy Guild’s Best MC award four times. Raybon (Best Comedian in Metro and North & South) has performed at major comedy festivals including Edinburgh, Melbourne and Montreal’s Just for Laughs.

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A new musical by Charles Dickens and Penny Ashton.

Following the sold out global successes of Promise and PromiscuityPenny Ashton (Radio NZ The PanelHot Pink Bits) swaps Austen for Dickens and brings orphaned hero Olive, and a squalid gaggle of Victorian characters to pox-ridden London life.

Will Olive find a family amongst the brothels, toffs and gruel? Or will Mrs Sourtart break her heart as well as her teeth? One woman portrays 15 characters in an hilarious musical journey that will fulfil your greatest expectations and be the best of times and well… the best of times.

“very very good…very very funny.” Radio NZ National“
“I rarely resort to the accolade ‘tour de force’ but here it is entirely appropriate.” Theatreview
“…her vitality and drive is relentless.” The Dominion Post

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A PDF version of our “Menu” is available for download, however, selections are best made through our online Booking Form. We are also happy to receive applications from prospective performers through our Artist’s Application Form.

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