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Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell

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  • Mon 14 May ’12, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Tue 15 May ’12, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Wed 16 May ’12, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Thu 17 May ’12, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Fri 18 May ’12, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Sat 19 May ’12, 8:30pm – 9:30pm


San Fran, 171 Cuba St, Wellington



Ticket Information:

  • Full: $26.00
  • Group concession: $22.00



Related Artists:

Russell Howard, Michael McIntyre

Canadian ‘outdoor adventurer’ is back in doors at The Classic Comedy Club to celebrate 20 years of Comedy Festival in New Zealand.

Canadian Craig Campbell is known as the ‘outdoor adventurer’ of comedy in the UK where he now lives; stand-up oddly is one of the few things he does inside. A strapping ex-athlete, at 6ft 3in, with Scottish ancestry, he commands his stages with vigour relishing the banter with un-weary hecklers. As an instinctive entertainer, Craig brings his characteristic wit, talkative charm and animated manner to stories about his travels; befriending the audience with accents and boisterous re-enactments.

NZ festival scouts first spotted a young Craig Campbell in 1997 touting his new face at the prestigious ‘Just for Laughs’ Festival in Montreal. He has since visited our festival 3 times and returns in 2012, opening his brand new show on Sat 28 April at The Classic for a 2 week season followed by a week at the San Francisco Bathhouse in Wellington.

He arrives in NZ match fit on the back of his first full solo national tour in the UK where he has established his reputation as a top headline act including numerous recent appearances on career making TV shows such as Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC One) and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three).

Once the notorious host of Canada's legendary TV show Ed's Night Party, and headline guest on numerous Canadian TV shows such as Jim Carrey Live, The Dennis Miller Show and Just for Laughs.

What the press has said about Craig Campbell

“Bringing a tale to life like a young Billy Connolly” - Edinburgh Evening News

“One of the most skilled storytellers and jokesmiths on the circuit” - Chortle.co.uk

Dates: Sat 28 April – Sat 12 May, 8:30pm
Venue: The Classic, 321 Queen St, Auckland
Bookings: 0800Ticketek / www.ticketek.co.nz / www.comedy.co.nz

Dates: Mon 14 May to Sat 19 May
Venue: San Francisco Bathhouse – Cuba St
Bookings: 0800Ticketek www.ticketek.co.nz

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