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Heath Franklin’s Chopper in Make Deadsh!ts History

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Laughing Stock Productions Presents
Heath Franklin’s Chopper in Make Deadsh!ts History

NOMINEE, BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW
2009 New Zealand Comedy Festival

Every 3 seconds, somebody, somewhere in the world is being a deadsh!t.

So, look at the person to the left of you, now the one on the right, chances are one of the people you just looked at is also a deadsh!t. Now, if you looked right when I asked you to look left... yes, you're a deadsh!t too.

After 2009’s sell-out hit Harden the F**k Up New Zealand, Heath Franklin's Chopper is back, head-butting his way across the Tasman, tackling an issue bigger than world poverty or climate change – eradication of the terminally stupid.


In a world that is designed to protect people from their own stupidity, Chopper is worried that natural selection isn't getting a fair go. Bono, Chris Martin, Bob Geldof - all the songs and all the concerts in the world aren’t going to change the fact, the world has never been a safer place for total deadsh!ts. Forget Band Aid, Live Aid, Whinge F**kin’ Whinge Aid - finally there’s a cause we can all get behind and a celebrity who has the moustache to pull it off.

Heath Franklin first burst onto NZ TV screens in C4’s Aussie sketch comedy show, The Ronnie Johns Half Hour, with his parody of the real life underworld figure, Mark ‘Chopper’ Read. Since 2007, as Chopper, Franklin has gone on to sell over 110,000 tickets, released two live DVDs, and has toured the world, playing to sold out audiences in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.


In 2010, Franklin will be seen in the NZ black comedy feature film, Predicament, as Mervyn Toebeck, alongside Jemaine Clement (of Flight of the Conchords).

Make Deadsh!ts History is Franklin’s second full-length show with his comic creation Chopper. In 2010, he will return to NZ, visiting Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, New Plymouth and Christchurch. To coincide with its NZ premiere, the live DVD of Make Deadsh*ts History, filmed at Pentridge Prison in Melbourne, will be released in April, 2010.

From the creative mind who gave you cutting off peoples toes for money, and lots of f-words comes a new show about deadsh!ts and the people who hate them. So, donate today, help Chopper help you 'Make Deadsh!ts History'.

Together, we can do this.

'Australia's funniest comedy character...' ***** (5 stars) Sunday Mail, March 2008
'Franklin is a true comedy talent.' **** 1/2 The Age, April 2008

You’d be a deadsh*t to miss it! See Chopper live and on stage this comedy festival!

For more information, www.laughingstock.com.au

ENDS


MAKE DEADSH!TS HISTORY TOUR SCHEDULE

NEW PLYMOUTH
VENUE: TSB Showplace
DATES: 7 30pm, Wed May 5
TICKETS: $34-38
Book now 06-759 0021 or www.ticketek.co.nz

HAMILTON
VENUE: Clarence St Theatre
DATES: 7 30 pm, Thurs May 6
TICKETS: $34-38
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WELLINGTON
VENUE: Opera House
DATES: 7 30 pm, Fri May 7
TICKETS: $34-38
Book now 0800 TICKETEK or www.ticketek.co.nz

CHRISTCHURCH
VENUE: James Hay Theatre
DATES: 7 30pm, Sat May 8
TICKETS: $34-38
Book now 0800 TICKETEK www.ticketek.co.nz

AUCKLAND
VENUE: Sky City Theatre
DATES: 8 45pm, May 11-15
TICKETS: $34-38
Book now 0800 TICKETEK or www.ticketek.co.nz

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