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JAMES ROQUE

Comedian / Writer / Motion Sickness Sufferer

 
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Your old mate James is going on tour again!.

Kiwi-Filipino comedian James Roque always thought that all his hang-ups about race came from moving to NZ as a kid. However he's since realised that he'd accidentally checked in some baggage on the plane ride there.

Buckle in as he unpacks that baggage. Who knows what will come out.

For tickets and more info click on the city date (some cities may not be on sale yet)

dunedin
FEB 21-22

christchurch
mar 22-23

MELBOURNE
APR 8 - 21

SYDNEY
DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

WELLINGTON
DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

AUCKLAND
DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

JAMES ROQUE IS A COMEDIAN and writer.

 


James is the Filipino step-son of New Zealand comedy. A regular on the scene - he has been part of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival since 2012 and has put on multiple successful seasons. In 2018 he debuted his acclaimed show Legal Alien in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival before taking it back home across the ditch.

James’ New Zealand television credits include being a panelist on Three's 7 Days and performing on the 2018 New Zealand Comedy Gala and AotearoHA: Driving Stories. James was also featured on Three's Jono and Ben, as the host of the Week in Five.

As well as a thriving solo career, James is also one third of the sketch group Frickin Dangerous Bro, alongside Pax Assadi and Jamaine Ross. The trio were nominated for the 2018 Fred Award for Best Show at the 2018 New Zealand International Comedy Festival.

Outside of comedy, James has also been involved in theatre. He is a co-founder of Proudly Asian Theatre, a theatre company dedicated to showcasing more Asian-NZ stories onstage and and has played the lead role of Sidu in Indian Ink Theatre Company’s Kiss the Fish, which has toured New Zealand and USA. 
For his acting work, James is represented by Auckland Actors and is a proud member of the NZ Actors Equity.

REVIEWS


"Roque’s performance is impeccable" - The Spinoff, Full review

"His show also ends up telling a story that has a lot of unexpected twist and turns, which will ultimately blow your mind." - New Zealand Herald, Full review

"Engaging...delivers lots of laughs" - Whats Good, Full review

 

 
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