Billy T Award finalists prepare for upcoming comedy festivals

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 29 Feb 2020, 2:13PM
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Billy T Award finalists prepare for upcoming comedy festivals

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 29 Feb 2020, 2:13PM

Last night, a group of fresh young comedians began their campaigns to take out one of the most coveted prizes in New Zealand comedy, the 2020 Billy T Awards.

The annual prize celebrates the memory and achievements of legendary Kiwi comic, Billy T James.

This year’s finalists are Brynley Stent, James Mustapic, Ray O’Leary, Josh Davies and Lana Walters.

Lana and Brynley are super busy at the moment doing international comedy festival shows and the Auckland Fringe Show “Lust Island”  but they’ve found time to join me in studio now.

The pair have shows in the upcoming NZ International Comedy Festival, an Auckland Fringe Festival show together and they're both nominated for this year’s Billy T Award.

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