Nick Rado

Nailed It!

The Victoria Hotel - Acacia Room

New Zealand’s premiere clean stand-up comedian performs his critically acclaimed show Nailed iIt!(Nominated Best Show NZ International Comedy Festival)

“A Wonderful, very funny comedian. He must be stopped” - Rob Brydon

Nailed It: Achieving something difficult with relative ease.  Or, In Nick Rado’s case, a sarcastic critique of his success as a husband, father and making a Gluten Free Vegan Moana cake from a photo.

As seen on: The Comedy Channel Australia, Just 4 Laughs Sydney,  Fox Sports The Nightwatchmen, Have You Been Paying Attention NZ.

Nick Rado (4 x Winner ‘Best Comedy MC’ NZ Comedy Guild Awards) presents a laugh packed hour dissecting what it means to be a sport loving bloke in his now married world of essential oils, Kmart and emotional goal setting.

“Had me nearly rolling on the floor with laughter” Theatreview.  

“His comedy may be international but the laughter is universal” Edninburgh Festival, One4Review 

“One of New Zealand’s finest” Just 4 Laughs

Nick is guest comedian, panellist and head writer of over 250 episodes for NZ’s TV3 topical news comedy show ‘7 Days’, Nick was invited to perform at the sold-out Sydney Opera House for the prestigious Just for Laughs Sydney showcase for The Comedy Channel on Foxtel, Australia and has opened for Danny Bhoy, Aziz Ansari and Rob Brydon on their nationwide New Zealand tours.

Nick has recently been seen on TVNZ’s Have you Been Paying Attention and ‘Socrates Walks Into A Bar’ a comedy web series about philosophy, You can also catch Nick as guest comedian on Fox Sports Australia on Foxtel’s hit show ‘The Night-watchmen’.

Nick has been commissioned to write, produce and star in not one, but two sitcom pilots in New Zealand for TV3’s pilot initiative.

This will be Nick’s first time at the Melbourne Comedy festival, grab your tickets early this will sell out!


Nominee - Best Comedy Writer For TV - NZ Comedy Guild Awards (2018)

Nominee - Best Live Show - NZ Comedy Guild Awards (2018)

Winner - Best Live Performance Comedy Writer NZ Comedy Guild Awards (2017) 

Nominee Best Male Comedian NZ Comedy Guild Awards (2017)

Nominee Best Male Comedian NZ Comedy Guild Awards (2016)

Winner Dunedin Fringe Festival ‘Best Comedy Show’ (2015)

Winner NZ Comedy Guild Award ‘Best MC’ (2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014)

Winner NZ Comedy Guild Award ‘Best Show’ (2013)

Nominee NZ International Comedy Festival FRED Award (2013)

Nominee Dunedin Fringe Festival ‘Best Comedy Show’ (2013)

Nominee 2011 Billy T Award (Best Up and Coming NZ Comedian).

UK Sony Radio Awards – Nominated ‘Best Entertainment Show’ 2010

UK Sony Radio Awards – Bronze Winner ‘Best Competition’ 2010

UK Sony Radio Awards – Silver Winner ‘Best Promo’ 2009

UK Sony Radio Awards – Nominated ‘Best Breakfast Show’ 2007

UK Sony Radio Awards – Nominated ‘Best Entertainment Show’ 2005

This show is eligible for the Laugh Pack - buy full price tickets to 3 or more eligible different performances in one transaction and get a 10% discount. Excludes Previews, Tightarse Tuesday and Saturday performances.
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