Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Flight of the Conchords 2003 Best Comedy Show Nominee

High on Folk - Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement

Now a major sensation the Conchords were once a cult Fringe hit and not everyone could have predicted that this photogenic geek-chic duo, with their gentle banter and deft pieces of comedy pop were going to be a recipe for success. That is exactly what happened of course and their HBO series has turned them and fellow Kiwi Rhys Darby into big stars.

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