LIVE SHOWS

2017

Antarcticana

A hilarious look at the heroism and humour that have shaped the icy continent’s history, the odd flora and fauna and the even odder folk who explored the land, this show proves that what we think we know about Antarctica is just the tip of the iceberg.

2017

2015

Eating the Dog

“An intoxicating selection of bizarre stories” Theatreview, Auckland

An irreverent look at some of the more notable characters and events from New Zealand’s history. Eating The Dog celebrates the bumblers and the near-do-wells, who personify the archetypal “she’ll be right” spirit that epitomises this country.

2015

2010

The Twits (Auckland Theatre Company)

Te Radar gives a nuanced portrayal of a petty tyrant and delivers a comic highlight with a cataclysmic tantrum. 

Paul Simei-Barton • New Zealand Herald

Te Radar starred as Mr Twit alongside Dave Fane’s Mrs Twit in this rollicking interpretation of the Roald Dahl classic.

2010

2009

Off The Radar

A behind-the-scenes exposé of the making of the television series Off The Radar, this is a tale of ineptitude, incompetence, and animal husbandry. Off the Radar examines sustainable living as a practical reality, and explains why every TV programme about the subject must have at least one scene of someone chasing a pig.

2009

2008

Hitori

“From his entrance and mihi … Te Radar has his capacity crowd engaged, intrigued, and roaring with laughter. I learned some stuff I didn’t know as I laughed my arse off.”

Review of Hitori by Nick Smythe, Theatreview.co.nz May 2007

A comedic history of the South Islandcommissioned by the Christchurch Arts Festival, in conjunction with Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu.

2008

2007

 

Timor ODDyssey

A voyage of extreme bravery and stupidity”. NATIONAL BUSINESS REVIEW.

At the end of February 2000 Te Radar, disillusioned with the state of New Zealand’s television comedy and current affairs, resolved to become a war correspondent. With this in mind he decided to travel to East Timor to examine the New Zealand efforts with the United Nations Peacekeeping forces in the area.

2007

2006

Welcome to King Country

Writing and starring alongside Mike King, the show humorously addresses Maori / Pakeha issues in New Zealand History.

2006

2005

Te Radar: Will Sell Out

Performed in a caravan to audiences of 10, (ensuring the title was accurate) this was Te Radar’s Billy T Award winning New Zealand International  Comedy Festival show.

2005

2004

Who’s The Loser?

Te Radar’s solo tour of the Canadian Fringe Festival

2004

1998

Another Evening with Brendhan and Radar

  1. Te Radar’s second appearance at the New Zealand International  Comedy Festival, alongside Brendhan Lovegrove. Neither of them could come up with a better title.
1998

An Evening with Brendhan and Radar

“the Bastard son of Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten and J.R.R.Tolkien…”The Scotsman

1995. Te Radar’s first appearance at the New Zealand International  Comedy Festival, alongside Brendhan Lovegrove. They subsequently took this show to the Edinburgh Fringe.