Laughs abound with Nick Gibb
Born and raised in Palmerston North, Nick Gibb has been exercising his comic talent since high school.
Improv and sketch comedy continued for Massey capping revues and extended to late night stand-up at Centrepoint Theatre and for the Cornstar Comedy Club at the Globe Theatre.
He played Goon Show comedian Peter Sellers at Centrepoint Theatre in Go On Spike, a 2009 tribute to Spike Milligan he co-wrote with Peter Hawes.
Working as a stand-up comedian since 2009, Nick won the Wellington Raw Comedy Quest in 2010.
His debut solo show at the 2011 NZ Comedy Festival won the Billy T Award for most promising new pro comedian. He has had a show in the annual Comedy Festival every year since.
Host of the the critically acclaimed Fanfiction Comedy, he has performed in Melbourne and at three Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.
‘‘You’ll laugh till it hurts . . . Nick Gibb is one of the most stand-out performers you may see at any venue’’ – Fringe Journal UK
‘‘Erudite and educated . . . brilliantly original material’’ – Edinburgh Guide.
Now head writer for TV1’s Best Bits, Nick has written for Jono and Ben at Ten and appeared as a panelist on 7 Days.
The co-creator of cult webcomic Dead Philosophers in Heaven, Nick appears at next week’s free Arts on Wednesday hour in the Black Sheep Theatre, Wool Building Rm2, on University Ave from 12.30pm. All are welcome.
Following in a fine tradition of Palmerston North comedians, Nick Gibb is bringing his schtick back home for Arts on Wednesday next week.