Ben Hurley

Star of hit TV3's 7 Days, Ben Hurley is one of the success stories of New Zealand standup comedy. Winner of the two biggest comedy awards in New Zealand - The 2004 Oddfellows Billy T award and the 2008 Fred Dagg award, Hurley is a headline act in his native NZ but also on the highly competitive UK circuit. In 2008 he supported Irish superstar Ed Byrne on a 70 day sell out tour of the UK and Irelend.

With a massive but hugely likeable stage presence, Hurley can win over even the toughest room. A sharp improvisational mind and well honed original material make Hurley a popular act with audiences and critics alike.

One of New Zealand's best travelled comedians. Ben has wowed audiences in 10 countries including Switzerland, Dubai, Spain, Australia, Singapore and Bahrain.

"One of the Most exciting young Standups on the UK circuit and hes a Kiwi!" InLondon Magazine 2007
"A Kiwi Comedic Legend" The New Zealand Herald (NZ) 2006
"Impressively slick and yes, funny." NZ News UK (UK) 2006
"He can be easily consumed as pure entertainment" Metro (UK) 2005


Touring Comedians

We are also lucky enough to have brilliant performers who travel across the country to entertain the audiences of Dunedin. Check out their profile, and social media links below.




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