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2008 NZ Comedy Guild Winners

2008 NZ Comedy Guild Winners

The 2008 NZ Comedy Guild Awards were handed out last night in a special ceremony at The Classic Comedy Club in Auckland, hosted by Jeremy Elwood.

The 2008 recipients reflect a wide range of experience and style, with several new faces included in the winners list, alongside some regular award winners.

A huge thank you to all who attended, and particularly to our fantastic sponsors for the event.

FULL LIST OF 2008 NZ Comedy Guild Award Winners
Best Newcomer -
Urzila Carlson
Concrete Creative Best Show Concept –
Shooting Ducks – Jamie Bowen
Best Show –
The First Time – Steve Wrigley
Best Comedy Venue –.
The Classic, Auckland
Best Media Support -
Best International Guest –
Mickey D (Australia)
Best Industry Friend –
Scott Blanks (

Best Comedy Performance on NZ Television –
Andre King, The Pretender, TVNZ

Most Improved Comedian –
Chris Brain

The Andrew Kovacevich Memorial Cup –
Urzila Carlson

bFM Gag Of The Year –
Jeremy Elwood

Best MC –
Steve Wrigley

Best Male Comedian
Brendhan Lovegrove

Best Female Comedian
Justine Smith

The Kevin Smith Memorial Cup for Artistic Achievement –
Te Radar, Homegrown and Off The Radar

The Green Roomer Award –
Heidi O'Loughlin


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