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Heath Franklin’s Chopper: Bogan Jesus

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Heath Franklin’s Chopper
Bogan Jesus

Touring Fourteen NZ centres from 1 May – 3 June, 2018
Public On Sale: Wednesday December 6, 2017

There’s a new ‘mo-ssiah’ for a new age and he’s holier than Oscar Pistorius’ bathroom door.

In the beginning, God created the moustache… and it was good. Then he took the next 6 days off, because once you’ve nailed it, treat yourself to a lie-down.

The world has had religion ever since God was in nappies, and what have we got to show for it: wars, terrorist attacks, and Christian rock. It’s time religion took a hard look at itself, so Chopper is starting his own one, in his own image, and giving hell to the almighty.

Are you sick, lonely, or poor? Well, there are plenty of other churches for you. Chopper is looking for rich idiots to tithe the crap out of; but really, any sinner will do.

Thou shalt harden up and become a Chopostle! So gather round, and be healed by Bogan Jesus!

With 2 ARIA nominations, 1 Logie nomination and over 500,000 tickets sold worldwide, Chopper is a genuine comedy icon. The man behind the ‘stache, Heath Franklin, is an Australian actor, comedic performer, improviser and writer. Franklin made his television debut on the sketch show The Ronnie Johns Half Hour in 2005 and has been a regular on Kiwi TV, including his series, TV3’s Chopper’s Republic of Anzakistan and 7Days.


"Australia's funniest comedy character." Sunday Mail

"Franklin is a true comedy talent." ½ The Age

"…Every one of his gags hit the mark." Herald Sun

NATIONAL TOUR DATES 2018

TAURANGA
Baycourt / Tue 1 May / 7:30pm
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GISBORNE
War Memorial Theatre / Wed 2 May / 7:30pm
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NAPIER
Napier Municipal Theatre / Thu 3 May / 7:30pm
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PALMERSTON NORTH
Regent Theatre / Fri 4 May / 7:30pm
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WELLINGTON
Opera House / Sat 5 May / 7:00 pm
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NEW PLYMOUTH
Theatre Royal / Sun 6 May / 7:00pm
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WHANGEREI
North Forum Centre / Wed 9 May / 7:30pm
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HAMILTON
Claudelands / Thu 10 May / 7:30pm
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AUCKLAND
Sky City Theatre / Fri 11 & Sat 12 May / 7:30pm
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NELSON
Theatre Royal / Tue 29 May / 7:30pm
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BLENHEIM
ASB Theatre / Wed 30 May / 7:30pm
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CHRISTCHURCH
Aurora Centre / Thu 31 May & Fri 1 June / 7:30pm
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DUNEDIN
Mayfair Theatre / Sat 2 June / 7:30pm
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INVERCARGILL
Civic Theatre / Sun 3 June / 7:00pm
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