Award-winning New Zealand comedian Nic Sampson debuts his sweet new show about one of the dumbest sporting events of all time.
Nic Sampson: Marathon, 1904
Saturday 26 October
Work In Progress
On a blistering hot afternoon in August 1904, thirty two athletes representing four nations entered the third Olympic Marathon in St. Louis. Only fourteen finished. What happened in between was a perfect storm of abysmal organisation, unforgivable stupidity, brazen cheating, and rat poison.
This is a true story.
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- Winner, Best Newcomer - NZ International Comedy Festival 2014
- Nominee, Best Show - NZ International Comedy Festival 2016
“Sampson is at the peak of his game…a beautiful gem of comedic goodness.” - Three
"Possibly nothing in this year's comedy festival will make you laugh harder." - New Zealand Herald
"This is a world class hour from one of the country's best performers. It's essential." - Stuff
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