13 May 2020

Can Comedy Survive Corona?

From Nights, 9:45 pm on 13 May 2020

Comedians have generously helped to keep our spirits up during the last few weeks of enforced lockdown.

But now it’s crunch time – we're on the cusp of going into Pandemic Alert Level 2, but it’s still going to be a time of restrictions for live venues. 

Scott Blanks

Scott Blanks Photo: Scott Blanks

Tonight we’re talking to New Zealand’s champion of stand up comedy, Scott Blanks from Auckland’s Classic comedy venue and to comedian Mel Bracewell, who caught the eye of international media for her online impersonation of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.  

Comedian Mel Bracewell

Comedian Mel Bracewell Photo: ©johnmcrae

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