Alice Snedden

Nominated for Best Newcomer at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival and a Billy T Nominee, Alice has sold out consecutive NZ Comedy Festivals and has established herself as a leading stand up in the New Zealand comedy scene.  

She  trained and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York where she completed their long form improv program and is now a member of the hit weekly show, SNORT, at the Basement Theatre In New Zealand. SNORT was recently adapted for TV and aired on TVNZ. 

Alice was head writer of multiple series shows including Jono and Ben (TV3) and Funny Girls (TV3) and was show runner on sitcom Golden Boy (TV3). She regularly appears on panel shows 7Days (TV3) and Have You Been Paying Attention (TVNZ). 

Her own TVNZ series Alice Snedden’s Bad News (TVNZ) has received critical praise and popular success. The show is currently on its second series. 

2019 saw Alice support Rob Delaney on tour and perform her stand up on the Best Foods Comedy Gala (TVNZ) in Auckland and The Now Show (BBC) on BBC Radio 4. 

She is a columnist for the Sunday Star Times and co-host of podcast Boners of the Heart with Rose Matafeo. 

Alice is the cowriter of the sitcom Starstruck, created by and starring Rose Matafeo. Starstruck  was commissioned by BBC3 in the UK and HBO Max in the US. Season One premiered on BBC One and BBC Three in the UK where it became the channel’s best performing new comedy of the year with over three million requests on BBC iPlayer to date, and later on HBO Max in the US, the show was also pre-sold to over 50 territories including Australia (ABC) and New Zealand (TVNZ).  The show is a critical and ratings success and has returned for a second series. 

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