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Billy Connolly's World Tour Of New Zealand [DVD] 
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This film follows Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as he explores the scenery of New Zealand's two islands, interspersed with clips of live stand-up shows from his 'Too Old to Die Young' tour.
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The live excerpts are typical of those you usually see of Connolly: Very, very funny, but you generally lose a lot "in the edit."
The man's stagecraft is superb, as he meanders around several stories, but never loses the original thread, often returning to deliver the punchline as long as fifteen minutes away from the original set-up without ever "losing his place."
Television tends to prefer neat little soundbytes and Conolly's frequent use of expletives must often leave the editor with very little to work with!
The fact that he bothered to perform to some very small audiences in remote locations (International music acts take note!) does get airtime here, but most enjoyment can be derived by the unique travel guide he presents in this series.
He never relies on cheap laughs during these informative excursions and always shows the utmost respect for the people and places he visits.
As an ex-pat British man living in New Zealand myself, I learned quite a few things from Billy's wandering around.
If you want to see something other than the usual "Lonely Planet" style backpackers guide to this beautiful country and its proud inhabitants, with the added bonus of some ageless, ribald, Scottish humour - this is thoroughly recommended.
The simple message behind the "Too Old to Die Young" tour this series is based around is "Grow old but never grow up" and the genuine, childlike, enthusiasm he displays toward his subject matter, as he tours the country on his custom trike seems to suggest that Billy Connolly continues to live by this edict. Thankfully!
If you're planning a trip to NZ, you should see this first -- he visits many of the well-known NZ sights and experiences, but he's also managed to dig up some off-the-beaten-path, little-known gems.
The tourism segments are interspersed with comedy segments from the shows he put on in NZ whilst he was there. If you object to graphic sexual references or strong profanity (which are hallmarks of Billy Connolly's comedy), ***DO NOT BUY THIS***.
Billy Connolly is possibly the only stand up who does not behave like a big nerd. He delivers his routine like one of the boys and gets away with the taboo.
I saw him perform in Sydney a few years back and had stomach cramps from laughing out aloud. Laughing out aloud - especially in a public place - is rare for me. I did it when I saw “Life of Brian, Black Adder, The Young ones, Little Britain, the Office and when I saw the comedians Simon Roptell and Morgan Dehar (Garter & Quail) perform last year in Newtown.(Very funny and Amazonians - please keep me posted when stuff gets released from these guys!!!!!)
Anyway, Connolly’s stand up is brilliant here, but the tour bits wane a little. The people he meets and places he goes matter little - We are hanging out for the comedy. Australia is a great place and Connolly the tour guide is likeable – but Connolly the stand up is genius. I urge comedy buffs to look out for “Billy Connolly live 1994” - Best video performance ever.
Otherwise if you like your stand up mixed in with a travelogue – this is the dvd.
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I Bought this as we have just done Route 66 and wanted to see it and bring back memories, as I had heard good feedback. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Bibi
Totally unnecessary foul language. Soon despatched to the rubbish bin.Published 2 months ago by Barbara Butts