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Insightful, intelligent, irreverent comedian


Jeremy Elwood is a star of the New Zealand stand-up comedy circuit. Combining topical issues, social commentary and political satire, Jeremy has headlined comedy clubs in Australia, Singapore, the UK, Canada, and throughout New Zealand.

Current work
Jeremy is the Head Writer on Three's The Project, a regular contributor to Radio New Zealand’s The Panel, and Three’s 7 Days.

Previous experience
Jeremy has also been seen on Pulp Comedy, The Big Comedy Gala, Aotearo-ha! and many other local television, radio and stage productions, as well as The World Stands Up in the UK and USA. Jeremy has over 20 years’ experience on the comedy scene and has performed at festivals including the NZ International Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Glasgow Comedy Festival.

A nominee for the Billy T Comedy awards in 2001 and 2005 Jeremy was awarded Best MC and Best Industry Friend for his services to colleagues. In 2006 Jeremy was awarded the Gag of the Year Award by the NZ Comedy Guild and he has been nominated nine times for 'Best Male Comedian' at the New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards, winning twice, as well as numerous wins in categories such as 'Best MC'.

Jeremy has also written his own play and performed for United Nations peacekeepers stationed in East Timor. Jeremy's first solo show 'Live from The Shadows' was critically acclaimed and performed to audiences in Auckland and Wellington.

Wherever he is performing, Jeremy's stage presence just can't be ignored!

I just wanted to let you know how much our group enjoyed Jeremy Elwood.... All our staff thought he was excellent and they were also impressed with how quick he was when he made up an impromptu love song about our CEO and his wife. Very witty! New Zealand Pork Industry Board

Jeremy did an excellent job confirming everything beforehand - the venue, function, timings and other possible changes. Jeremy has a wealth of talent and was the highlight of our evening.

NZ Airports Assoc. Inc.

Jeremy was very entertaining in his panelist role at our Great Debate. I would definitely use him again.

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
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