Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and occasional TV botherer Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and unscheduled diversions. Watch in delight and/or horror as this experienced funny man drags laughs from the chaos of life. Since last touring, Phill Jupitus has moved home 400 miles north, to Scotland. In this new show SASSY KNACK, Phill shares thoughts about the big change he’s made in his life, just as the wider world seems to be going to hell in a hand basket. Adult themes and situations but delivered childishly.

Phill became a familiar face when he started as team captain on BBC2’s pop quiz Never Mind The Buzzcocks in 1996, which went on to run for 19 years. Aside from Never Mind the Buzzcocks and live stand up shows all over the UK, he also appears as a regular guest on QI (BBC2)

On BBC Radio 4 Phill is a regular panellist of the award-winning I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue, The News Quiz and The Unbelievable Truth and was a resident curator on The Museum of Curiosity. In addition, he has presented numerous radio documentaries including, Phill Jupitus’ Comic Strips, Calvin and Hobbes and The History of Boredom.

In theatre he has also appeared in the role of Edna Turnblad in the musical Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre) King Arthur in Spamalot (UK/European tour) Franz Liebkind in The Producers (UK/Ireland tour) and Caldwell B Cladwell in Urinetown (Apollo Theatre). As well as ‘White Rabbit, Red Rabbit’ and ‘Nassim’ for The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh.

To find out more from Phill, follow him on Twitter.


PLEASE NOTE // May contain adult themes and colourful language.


You obviously have good taste, so you should definitely check out some more live comedy in the 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo from 2 – 26 May. Discover the other shows on offer at comedyfestival.co.nz