Paul Horan co-founded the NZ Comedy Festival and The Classic comedy venue before basing himself in Australia from 2003. There he helped create The Project and works as a senior TV producer. He maintains strong links with New Zealand; recording travelogues for RNZ and working internationally as a librettist. Currently he is an executive producer for Taika Waititi’s company Piki and created the documentary series Funny As: The story of New Zealand Comedy with Augusto for TVNZ.
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FUNNY AS.Friday 13th September, 2019 8:00 pm
From Billy T. James to Rose Matafeo, Fred Dagg to Flight of the Conchords, New Zealanders have made each other laugh in ways distinctive to these islands. Join comedy producer Paul Horan and writer Philip Matthews, along with key movers and shakers in the New Zealand comedy scene, Madeleine Sami, Justine Smith and David McPhail, to hear the stories and share the laughs.