Fork N Funny - August

The Tuning Fork

Fork N Funny - August

8:10pm, Fri 26 August, 2022
The Tuning Fork, Auckland

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Event Details

Get ready for one night of raucous live comedy!

Don't miss this un-brrrr-lievable Fork N Funny lineup of the hottest local comedians to cure your midwinter blues: Hayley SproullPax Assadi (MC)Donna BrookbanksLiv McKenzie!

Fast becoming Tāmaki Makaurau’s favourite downtown comedy event, each month The Tuning Fork gathers up their favourite comedians from throughout Aotearoa, hosting them for one night of raucous live comedy.

Headlining the event is award-winning actress and comedian Hayley Sproull who stars in Three's sitcom Golden Boy as well as hosting TVNZ's The Great Kiwi Bake Off and comedy panel show Have You Been Paying Attention?. Plus, she's been a regular on Jono and Ben7 Days and Funny Girls!

 Your MC for the night, Pax Assadi, is regarded as one of the most exciting young acts in New Zealand by his peers & audiences alike! Having appeared on number of local television shows including TV One's panel show Word Up, TV 3s 7 Days, Maori TV's Crack-Up, his hectic blend of personal stories and insightful observations will have you pondering life whilst simultaneously curled over with laughter.


Donna Brookbands is the proper business. A founding member of the incredibly successful Snort, and 2018 and 2019 Billy T Award nominee, she's fast becoming an absolute legend in the industry. Described as "a joyous eruption of chaos, energy and laughter", Donna has it all.

Last but certainly not least, Best Newcomer at the 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival Liv McKenzie is one to watch in the NZ comedy scene. With multiple appearances on TV3's 7 Days, TVNZ's Have You Been Paying Attention, and her breakthrough performance on the TV2 Best Foods NZ International Comedy Festival Gala, she's sure to make this an unforgettable night!

This is sure to be a fun & hilarious night out!