Amused Moose Best Show Award - nominee 2015.
NZ Comedy Guild Best international Comedian Award - nominee 2014.
School Art Prize - winner 1988
Growing up, my preacherman father made me draw Bible stories. I don’t remember the stories, but I draw great.
My previous shows had short jokes, and tall stories. I thought it was high time to combine these with my drawings. Especially since Rolf Harris left a gap in the market.
A modern day comedic and visual take on some Grimm’s fairytale classics; A reality tale for the 21st century. A children’s fable for adults.
Twistedly brilliant cartoons accompanying his recitation of two reworked, childhood fairy-tales; Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood. A master storyteller, charming the audience into the palm of his hand
* * * * * KeepingUpwithNZ.com
'Birdman’s show is a triumph. Grimm Realities deals with coming to terms with his daughter growing up, with a mixture of comical perspectives and re-imagined fairy tales. Not so filthy that it’s crass, but filthy and clever enough to warrant constant laughter from the audience' * * * * * Edinburgh Reporter
'Probably the most absorbing show I have seen. Completely spellbinding.' * * * * Chortle
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