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Eddie Izzard

When:

Mon 16 Feb 2015, 8:00pm–10:15pm

Where: Horncastle Arena, Jack Hinton Dve, Addington, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages Licensed

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $89.90
  • Additional fees may apply

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Listed by: Elephant Publicity

Tickets On Sale Tuesday 28 October 10am

"The funniest man in, well, pretty much all of the known universe…” - The Los Angeles Times

Hailed as one of the foremost stand up comedians of his generation. Star of stage and screen. Tireless supporter of charity. Runner. Political campaigner. Fashion Icon. Eddie Izzard is all of these things and more. He breaks all the rules in comedy.

February 2015, Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour to New Zealand with tickets going on sale at 10am on Tuesday 28th October.

Force Majeure is the most extensive comedy tour ever. Launched in March 2013, once completed this tour will have taken Eddie to more than 25 countries on 5 continents. From Cardiff to Kathmandu and Moscow to Mumbai, Force Majeure has travelled across Europe, Africa, Russia, the UK, Canada, America, India, Nepal, Far East, Australia and now New Zealand.

Eddie recently completed two, three-month residencies in Paris, performing entirely in French and in Berlin performing entirely in German.

“Sheer Comic Genius. He is the most brilliant stand up comedian of his generation…” - The New York Times

One of the most acclaimed comedians of his generation, Eddie’s unique, tangential, absurd and surreal comic narratives are lauded for their creativity and wit, earning him a New York Drama Desk Award and two Emmys for Dress to Kill, two British Comedy Awards for Top Stand Up Comedian, and an Olivier Award Nomination for Outstanding Achievement.

In America, Eddie is the first solo stand up comedian to perform at the legendary Hollywood Bowl; he has sold out three consecutive nights at Radio City Music Hall and toured arenas throughout the US including a sold out show at Madison Square Garden.

“The greatest British standup comedian of his generation” - The London Sunday Times

On television, Eddie most recently guest starred in the series, Hannibal. He starred in and served as a producer on the critically acclaimed FX Network show The Riches, opposite Minnie Driver, guest starred in the final season of United States of Tara, appeared as Long John Silver in Sky Televisions critically acclaimed drama Treasure Island and starred in the BBC drama Castles In The Sky. The 2010 documentary, Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story received an Emmy nomination.

His long list of film and stage credits include Valkyrie opposite Tom Cruise, Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Thirteen and Ocean’s Twelve opposite George Clooney and Brad Pitt, David Mamet’s Race and The Cryptogram, the title role in Marlowe’s Edward II and A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg in London and on Broadway which won him a handful of awards, including a Tony Nomination for Best Actor.

“A national treasure….” - The Guardian

Eddie Izzard has been hailed as one of the foremost Stand Ups of this generation. He is the first to admit that he gets well paid for talking total bollocks. The good pay is because unlike the bollocks most of us talk, it’s funny!

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