Flight of the Conchords

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‘We’re beating this together’: Jemaine Clement on Covid, crime and his friend Taika Waititi
The co-creator of Wellington Paranormal and Flight of the Conchords is busy with new projects and looking forward to bingeing friends’ work

Alexander Bisley in Wellington

20, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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The best blissfully silly comedy for lockdown
Looking for some escapist laughs? Here are a few tips, from John-Luke Roberts’ chaotic sketches to Flight of the Conchords’ smile-guaranteed songs

Brian Logan

15, Jun, 2020 @12:54 PM

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'It's fine not to do it their way': Bret McKenzie on home, Hollywood and the oddness of fame
The Flight of the Conchords star, who is guest curating the New Zealand festival, reflects on his career and the cost of compromise

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

20, Dec, 2019 @7:00 PM

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The 50 best comedians of the 21st century
From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest people of the era

Hannah J Davies, Paul Fleckney, Harriet Gibsone, Brian Logan and Stuart Heritage

18, Sep, 2019 @2:45 PM

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The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century
Where’s Mad Men? How did The Sopranos do? Does The Crown triumph? Can anyone remember Lost? And will Downton Abbey even figure? Find out here – and have your say

Kate Abbott, Hannah J Davies, Gwilym Mumford, Phil Harrison and Jack Seale

16, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Top 10 comedy shows of 2018
We had volcanic eruptions from Nish Kumar, open-heart anguish from Jessie Cave and cold lasagne from James Acaster. But no one could beat the wild blazing brilliance of Flight of the Conchords

Brian Logan

18, Dec, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Sunday's best TV: Doctor Who; Vanity Fair; The Cry
The Jodie Whittaker era of the sci-fi series gets underway while Becky Sharp is at a low ebb as the period drama concludes

Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue, Mike Bradley, Jonathan Wright and Paul Howlett

07, Oct, 2018 @5:00 AM

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The five best Flight of the Conchords songs
New Zealand’s fourth-most-popular guitar-based digi-bongo a cappella-rap-funk-comedy duo are touring the UK once more. To celebrate, longtime fan Hadley Freeman picks the songs everyone should listen to

Hadley Freeman

18, Jun, 2018 @3:35 PM

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Flight of the Conchords: ‘We're retired sex symbols'
The fourth-most-popular folk duo in New Zealand are back – and selling out stadiums. They’re now married, with kids, and fans still love their Sugar Lumps. But is there anything Bret and Jemaine actually like about fame?

Hadley Freeman. Photograph: Johnny Savage for the Guardian

18, Jun, 2018 @2:39 PM

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Flight of the Conchords review – business time again, with irresistible new songs
Brett McKenzie and Jemaine Clement return with some hilarious new songs, while Naomi Sheldon’s debut solo show is rich in emotion

Ralph Jones

17, Mar, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Kings of loser comedy: how Flight of the Conchords took off
New Zealand’s ‘fourth most popular folk-parody act’ are on a sold-out arena tour. Is there a shrewdness behind the duo’s laidback shtick?

Brian Logan

04, Mar, 2018 @6:06 PM

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Flight of the Conchords review – an intense hit of comic bliss
Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement return with hilarious dialogue and new songs that easily scale the dizzy heights of their best work

Brian Logan

01, Mar, 2018 @12:27 PM

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