Rose Matafeo is a comedian, writer and actor from New Zealand.
In 2018 Rose’s critically acclaimed show “Horndog” won the best comedy show award at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and was nominated for the best show at Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Rose is a regular face on TV having featured on Have I Got News For You (BBC One), W1A (BBC One), Unspun with Matt Forde (Dave), Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Worrier (Dave) and The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice (Channel 4) in the UK, while in New Zealand Rose is the lead writer and star of the sketch show Funny Girls (TV3) which is in its third series, and a regular on panel show 7 Days (Three Now NZ).
Rose has also performed at Just For Laughs in Montreal and has opened for Reggie Watts and Rob Delaney in both New Zealand and the UK.
Praise for Rose Matafeo:
From the reference points to the props and the music, the whole thing feels as fresh and invigorating as an ice-cold bottle of Steinlager. This debut solo show is one of the undoubted highlights of the Fringe.” ★★★★★
“…a blizzard of youthful energy in one of the Fringe’s most memorable comedy debuts”
The Guardian ★★★★
‘A deeply funny, enchanting and exuberant comic, Matafeo is in a class of her own’
Three weeks ★★★★★
★★★★ The Times
★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals
★★★★ The Skinny