Rhys Darby: This Way to Spaceship
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Murray from Flight of the Conchords and star of ITV Mad Mad World. Some say the world could end in 2012. But Rhys Darby has a plan. He's fairly sure the superpowers each have a spaceship ready to launch on the eve of Armageddon. The trick is… to get onboard!
'He's just absolutely brilliant. He's got that Peter Sellers madness inside him' (Jim Carrey).
'The more important question was, is he as funny without the Conchords? The answer is a resounding yes!' (Perth Now).
'Endearingly surreal … thoroughly enchanting' ★★★★ (Metro).
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Reviews & features
Rhys Darby, Sean Hughes and more share their fest highlights21 Aug 2012
Some final Fringe recommendations from performers including Billy the Mime and Chris Ramsey
Rhys Darby Find of the festival for me was Two Cornish Rappers and a Casiotone from Hedluv and Passman. It is the perfect Fringe show: lo-fi technology mixed with hi-fi dancing. If Murray Hewitt was here he would certainly be approaching them about…
Rhys Darby: This Way to the Spaceship11 Aug 2012
Conchords star makes stratospheric rise
It’s likely that Rhys Darby has been able to fill this very large venue thanks to his success as hapless band manager Murray Hewitt on Flight of the Conchords. But he proves in This Way to Spaceship that he’s much more than Murray, though he throws out…
Conchords man Rhys Darby courts the apocalypse in 2012 Fringe show27 Jul 2012
New Zealand comedian's show on how to survive Armageddon
Whatever lies ahead in Rhys Darby’s career, one showbiz stat might continue to haunt him: he may never be as popular as Zippy. Or rather, not Darby himself, but one Murray Hewitt. The feckless Kiwi band manager he played in 22 episodes of Flight of the…
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