One of the UK's leading improv troupes, the award-winning Men With Coconuts bring their fully improvised Bond film to Nelson for it's New Zealand premier! Expect villains, gadgets, femme fatales and sobering reflections on masculinity – all improvised live onstage.
Praise for Men With Coconuts:
Winner 'Spirit of the Fringe Award' Prague Fringe 2016.
“Forget everything you thought you knew about improvisation… a must see show. This improv troupe is not just comfortable onstage, it basks there... hilarious” **** Ed Fringe Review.
"If anyone wants to laugh until you cry, go see Men With Coconuts!" Cabaret Nova.
"Absurdly ridiculous and downright hilarious" The Wee Review.
"A real crowd pleaser... plays to standing-room only crowds!" DC Theatre Scene.
'Hilarious... make sure these guys are on your list!' (pftc.cz)
The troupe debuted at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and have firmly established themselves as Scotland's leading professional musical improv troupe, winning accolades both at home and abroad.
Their performances have been marked out for their energy, easy confidence, self-effacing good humour and quick-fire comedy. They are bringing their flagship, eponymous show to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time in 2019.
The Men with Coconuts in New Zealand are:
Charles Hindley (internationally acclaimed actor and vocalist), Will Naameh (freestyle rapper and 'Best Newcomer' at Scottish Comedy Awards 2018), Steve Worsley (prolific narrator of audiobooks, renowned singer and actor) and musician Colin Bramwell (poet, pianist, playwright).
Melanie Hindley joins them as Tour Director and Producer.