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Eli Matthewson Daddy Short-Legs (New Zealand)

Eli Matthewson Daddy Short-Legs (NZ)

Winner Best Show 2021 New Zealand International Comedy Festival

Eli is almost old enough to be called a ‘daddy’, but it’s his own father stealing some of his thunder – because 10 years after Eli came out, his dad came out to him.

A journey through some seriously shitty cars, some truly horrific Airbnb hosts and the plight of being named after the most boring character in the bible.

Eli is the former head writer of Have You Been Paying Attention? NZ and alongside that show has been seen on Celebrity Treasure Island, Guy Montgomery's Guy Mont-SpellingBee, 7 Days and was part of the first same-sex couple on Dancing With The Stars NZ

'Top 20 Jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe.'  The Telegraph (UK)

★★★★ Metro (UK)

★★★★ Chortle (UK)

★★★★ The Scotsman

'Nails every punchline.' NZ Herald

Suitable for audiences 15+

This show contains: Occasional coarse language, Strong sexual references.


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