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UTHER DEAN

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Uther Dean used to live in Wellington and make theatre, now he lives in Auckland and makes comedy.


Uther Dean used to live in Wellington and make theatre, now he lives in Auckland and makes comedy. He got a Masters in Scriptwriting from the IIML. He's written for Radio New Zealand, The Spinoff, The Wireless, The Pantograph Punch, The Lumiere Reader, Salient, Sport, The Listener, Shortland Street and Power Rangers. He is the creative co-director of My Accomplice theatre. He was a National Finalist in the 2017 Raw Comedy Quest. 


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Excerpt: Everything is Surrounded by Water

How Uther Dean sold his soul as a seven year old, and how he got it back.

A trip to a hypnotherapist

Last month, a psychic told Uther Dean he saw dead people. This month, he takes a trip to a hypnotist.

The magic in darkness and light

Trick of the Light Theatre make shows about magic that actually feel magical.

Uther Dean sees dead people

A profound and ardent sceptic seeks spiritual awakening in a trip to a psychic.

Review: Angels In America

Shane Bosher's production with Silo at Q Theatre is "angry, young, sinewy" with points to shout from the rooftops, says Uther Dean.

Illusion of clarity

Critic Uther Dean compares two NZ Film Festival features, Bullet Catch and My Stories Your Emails.

Less than its parts

Uther Dean checks out the Tiger Lilies and Mark Holthusen's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, on as part of the New Zealand Festival.

Totally Unmythable

Uther Dean closes off his NZ Festival coverage with a comparison of An Iliad and Unmythable.

May I politely inform you that you are wrong to like the things you like?

We're all artists and critics, writes Uther Dean – so we should start acting like it.

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