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Abandoman AKA Rob Broderick

A Comedy and Fringe Festival legend around the world, first time in NZ in 2017

"Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile ... nothing short of genius" said Chortle UK

Irishman Rob Broderick is ABANDOMAN , Winner of the Sunday Times Best Musical (Comedy) Act at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe, Winner of the Best Comedy Newcomer at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, and Winner of the Hackney Empire Best New Act of the Year.

The last 4 years have seen Abandoman tour as support for multi-platinum artist, Ed Sheeran, headline comedy stages at every major British music festival including Glastonbury, Bestival, Latitude, Leeds and Reading.

Abandoman has appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, The Al Porter Show (RTE), The Ray D’Arcy Show (RTE), BBC3′s Live at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, BBC2′s The Stephen K Amos Show, on Sky Arts as part of their Latitude coverage and many radio shows, including BBC Radio 1′s Fun And Filth Cabaret, alongside Paloma Faith and Nick Grimshaw.

Now, after a number of attempts to get Abandoman to NZ we have success in 2017 at the NZ International Comedy Festival.



"Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile ... nothing short of genius"  
Chortle UK

"Killer punch lines. Note perfect, lyrically mind-blowing hip-hop improv. Genius"  
The Stage

"A proper party. Raucous, expansive and relentlessly hilarious" 
The Times UK 


Watch Abandoman Official Trailer 2016 
Watch Abandoman on The Al Porter Show 2015 
Watch Abandoman on BBC1's Fun and Filth Cabaret 2012


Follow Abandoman on Twitter: @Abandoman
Like Abandoman on Facebook: Abandoman Musician/Band
For more information on Adam visit his website: www.robbroderick.com



Sunday Times Best Musical (Comedy) Act Winner - 2014 Edinburgh Fringe
Best Comedy Newcomer Winner - Adelaide Fringe Festival
Hackney Empire Best New Act of the Year