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Laughing all the way to the BATS

Laughing all the way to the BATS

Hello BATS people

The NZ International Comedy Festival gets going at BATS tonight with Cohen Holloway's Big Ted Speaks Out and Wellington Improvisation Troupe's all new show Gorilla. Tomorrow also sees the opening of Overstaying with Cori and James. Choice...

Come down to BATS, check out a fab comedy show and have a drink at The Pit.

To book simply reply to this email with your name, number of tickets and date you wish to attend. We will reply to confirm your booking and you can pay when you come to the show.

Love BATS xxx

Overstaying with Cori and James Season: Wednesday 5 May - Saturday 8 May Time: 6:30pm Tickets: $14 full /$12 concession Overstaying with Cori and James showcases two of New Zealand's hottest young comedians. Cori Gonzalez-Macuer (Wellington Comedy Awards Best New Face 2003) and James Nokise (Best New Face 2002, Best Show 2003) present a truly 'fresh' perspective on life in New Zealand.

A show that's both entertaining and educational... in a highly inappropriate way. See the show ­ leave your shoes.

Big Ted Speaks Out Season: Tuesday 4 May ­ Saturday 8 May Time: 8pm Tickets: $15 full /$12 concession John Campbell expertly opens the infamous Playschool door in a rare interview with Big Ted.

We find out about the truth behind the sudden dumping of New Zealand¹s number one rating show and television icon. Big Ted talks about his failed marriage to 80¹s television queen, Jemima, and Humpty and Little Ted¹s involvement with the ³Pink Palace² in 82.

Actor/Comedian Cohen Holloway puts his unique style of impersonation comedy to the test in this one-hour show, based on his Best Solo Show winner from the 2002 Fringe Festival. Holloway is a current Billy T Nominee and won Best Newcomer at last years TV2 International laugh festival for ³The Devil Made Me Do It".

Gorilla Theatre Season: Tuesday 4 May - Saturday 8 May Time: 9:30pm Tickets: $15 full /$12 concession It¹s bigger than King Kong! Gorilla Theatre hits Wellington for the first time with a heavyweight improvised comedy show devised by international improvising legend, Keith Johnstone.

The Wellington Improvisation Troupe's leading improvisers direct scenes without a script and compete to entertain the audience. The winning director each night gets to take home the ultimate prize - the troupe's resident Gorilla!

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