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Jeremy Elwood


2016 Friday Story, 'Panelist'
MediaWorks / TV3
2015 7 Days, 'Comic Panelist' (recurring)
MediaWorks TV Ltd
2015 Power Rangers, 'Delivery Guard'
Power Rangers Productions Ltd
2014 Afer Hours, 'Himself' (comedian)
2013 Short Poppies, 'Local MP'
Augusto Limited, Various directors
2012 7 Days, 'Comic Panelist'
TVWorks Ltd
2011 A Night at the Classic: series II, 'Himself' (comedian)
Two Heads TV Production
2011 Funny Roots, 'Himself' (comedian)
Two Heads Ltd
2011 7 Days, 'Comic Panelist' (recurring)
2010 Comedy Central Roast of Mike King, 'Himself' (comedian)
Two Heads TV Production
2010 AotearoHA: Comedy Carnival, 'Himself' (comedian)
TV Works Limited
09-107 Days, 'Comic Panelist' (recurring)

2009A Night at the Classic, 'Himself' (comedian)
Two Heads, Dir. Josh Thomson
2008Amazing Extraordinary Friends: series III, 'Deacon'
Greenstone Pictures, Various directors
2008The Pretender, 'Reporter'
Great Southern Television, Various directors
2005Shortland Street, 'Don Maxwell'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2003Street Legal, 'Colin'
Screenworks, Dir Chris Bailey
2000Shortland Street, 'Grant Kelsey'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
1999La Femme Nikita, 'Terrorist'
Axiom Productions (Canada), Various directors
1999Traders, 'Extra'
CBC Canada, Various directors
1999Detroit Rock City, 'Extra'
Gene Simmons Films USA 
1998Pulp Comedy, 'Performer'
Phoenix Television / TV3
1997The Road to Jerusalem, 'Extra'
NZ Film Commission
1995Heartland, 'Featured'
1993Oi: series II, 'Performer'
Johnston Productions


2008NZ International Comedy Festival Gala, 'Presenter'
2001The Bits In Between, 'Presenter'
Satellite Pictures
2001At Least Ya Havin a Go, 'Presenter'
2001The Billy T Awards, 'Presenter'
2001TV2 International Big LAUGH! Gala, 'Presenter'


2015 Success, 'Carl Evans'
BATS / Basement Theatre, Dir. Stephen Sinclair
2014 The Slapdash Assassin, 'Jerome'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Patrick Davies
2012 The Slapdash Assassin, 'Jerome'
The Court Theatre, Dir. Ross Gumbley
2008 Land Without Sundays, 'Nick'
Dir. Cathy Downes
2005 The Complete Works of WIlliam Shakespeare, 'Lead'
Dir. John Saunders

2005Auntie & Me, 'Lead'
Fortune Theatre
2001Come to Edinburugh They Said!, 'Solo Show'
Silo Theatre
2000Much Ado About Nothing, 'Claudio'
Fortune Theatre
1999A Midsummer Night's Dream, 'Bottom'
Globe Theatre
1998The Dumb Waiter, 'Ben'
Allen Hall Theatre, Dir. Lisa Warrington
1998Love at Eighth Bourbon, 'D. 1'
Allen Hall Theatre, Dir. Lisa Warrington
1998Arcadia, 'Ezra Chater'
Wow! Productions
1998The Island, 'Winston'
Allen Hall Theatre
1998Fabulous Farinelli Twins, 'Ensemble'
Ludicritz Comedy tour
1997A Month in the Country, 'Spigelsky'
Allen Hall Theatre
1997Dirty Weekends, 'Doug'
Fortune Theatre
1996Waiting for Godot, 'Estragon'
Les Enfants Productions
1995Hamlet, 'Hamlet'
Les Enfants Productions
1994The Fairy Queen, 'Oberon'
Allen Hall Theatre


2014 Jeremy Elwood Live, 'Comedian'
NZ International Comedy Festival
2013 Jeremy Elwood's Notes, 'Comedian'
NZ International Comedy Festival
2012 Jeremy Elwood: Time Bomb, 'Comedian'
NZ International Comedy Festival

2011 (un)common Sense, 'Comedian'
Basement Theatre
2010 AotearoHA: Comic Confessions, 'Comedian'
SkyCity Theatre
2010 AotearoHA: Comedy Carnival, 'Comedian'
SkyCity Theatre
2010 Jeremy Elwood Thinks Too Much, 'Comedian'
NZ International Comedy Festival
2008 12 Steps, 'Comedian'
NZ International Comedy Festival
2007 Passport Control, 'Comedian'
NZ International Comedy Festival
2006 Rock Plus Roll, 'Comedian'
NZ International Comedy Festival / Adelaide Fringe Festival / Melbourne International Comedy Festival


2013 Echoes, 'Comedian'
The Sweet Shop, Dirs. Campbell Hooper & Joel Kefali

2005Frames, 'Simon'
Dir. Sam Kelly


2010 President's Medal
NZ Comedy Guild Awards

2010 Best 10 Minutes of Comedy for 'Comedy Central Roast of Mike King'
On the Box Awards


2016 HomeAway
USA, UK, France and Germany
2010 Mitre 10
NZ, 2 weeks

2006Retail Loans
NZ, 7 months
2005Speights Promotion
NZ, 2 months
03-05Pacific Retail Finance


97-98Radio DJ
Radio Otago
97-98Radio DJ
Radio One
96-97Radio DJ
Hills AM



Jeremy Elwood is a 25 year veteran of the New Zealand comedy scene. From solo shows to international festivals, private events to business awards evenings, Jeremy has done it all with his trademark combination of topical comedy, social commentary and political satire.

Formerly head writer on Three’s The Project, and a regular contributor to RNZ’s The Panel and Three’s 7Days, Jeremy has also appeared on numerous TV and stage productions both in New Zealand and internationally. He has headlined comedy clubs and festivals across New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Singapore and the UK, and performed in places as far-flung as Papua New Guinea, East Timor, Indonesia and the Chatham Islands.

He is a multiple NZ Comedy Guild award winner, including “Best Male Comedian” twice, and a former nominee for the Billy T Award. He has also worked in theatre as an actor, writer and director including lead roles at The Court Theatre (Christchurch), Fortune Theatre (Dunedin), Bats (Wellington) and The Basement (Auckland).

His speaking and MC career has covered awards nights, after dinner speaking, conferences and trade shows for a vastly wide range of companies and organisations. From barristers to baristas, mechanics to medics, politicians to panelbeaters, Jeremy Elwood will add entertainment and professionalism to any event.

Intelligent, professional and vastly experienced, Jeremy can fit his own style into any event, project or production, bringing with him all of the skills he has honed over his entire career.


  • Actor
  • After Dinner Speaker
  • Broadcaster
  • Business Speaker
  • Comedian
  • Debater
  • Director
  • Entertainer
  • Host
  • Improvisor
  • Journalist
  • Key Note Speaker
  • Live Performance Host
  • MC
  • Motivational Speaker
  • Musician
  • Panelist
  • Pod-caster
  • Radio Host
  • Satirist
  • Singer
  • TV Presenter
  • Writer


  • Comedian (Stand-Up)
  • Composer
  • Director
  • Full Licence
  • Horse Riding
  • MC
  • Guitar
  • Harmonica
  • Saxophone
  • Presenter
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Theatre Sports


Composer experience includes TV2 Big LAUGH! Gala Theme (2001). Musical director of At Least You're Havin a Go (2001). Can drive manual and automatic. Horse riding level Intermediate.