23 Aug 23, 2019
Wana Laugh Comedy Night
Wana laugh is a comedy show that is returning to Wanaka by popular demand for one night only. It features three of New Zealand's top comedians Brendhan Lovegrove, Ben Hurley and Justine Smith.
This is going to be one Awesome evening of comedy! Limited tickets are available. It sold out the last two times it came to Wanaka so book early to avoid disappointment!!
It’s the bearded guy from 7Days, Ben Hurley!
Winner of all of the awards (NZICF Billy T Award, Fred Award, NZCG Best Male Comedian & Best MC), Ben has been smashing comedy out of the park since a long time ago.
Born in Taranaki, Ben cut his comedy chops in Wellington before making the move to London where he honed his craft to the fine tuned beast we now see.
As Head Writer for 7Days, Ben is also a regular panellist on the show and has appeared on numerous TV shows including the Comedy Gala, AotearoHA and Would I Lie To You. He has hosted the New Zealand Music Awards, his own show alongside Steve Wrigley, World Famous with Ben & Steve and most recently TV3’s stand up comedy show After Hours.
Brendhan is a favourite on the NZ Comedy Circuit and a much-loved regular headliner and host at The Classic.
With an arm's length list of awards. He has entertained sold-out crowds for well over a decade within New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the UK.
Brendhan has appeared on numerous local television programmes including all 8 series of Pulp Comedy TV, the last series of which he hosted. He stars in TVNZ's mockumentary 'A Night At The Classic' Season 1 and 2; as well as several appearances on TV3's 7 Days.
'Terrifyingly good.' NZ Herald
'Hilarious and always compulsive viewing' The Dominion
'Slick as hell with superb audience rapport and brilliantly twisted ' The Scotsman
2013 Best International Act - Jakarta International Comedy Festival
2006 to 2012 Best Male Comedian - NZ Comedy Guild Awards (Yes, that's 7 years in a row!)
2012 Rielly Comedy Award - Variety Artists Club of New Zealand
2006 The Fred Award - Oddfellows NZ International Comedy Festival
1998 The Billy T Award - NZ International Comedy Festival
Justine’s awards include The ‘Billy T Award’ 2003 The NZ Comedy Guild Awards for ‘Best Female Comedian’ in 2008, 2015 and 2017, and The NZ Comedy Guild Award for ‘Best MC’ in 2015 and 2016.
7:00pm – 10:30pm
Aug 23, 2019
Lake Wanaka Centre, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes
89 Ardmore St, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes
Admit One: $53.23 ($49.00 + $4.23 fees)