“A Box of Birds” Hens’ Teeth Documentary

4 episodes previewed at the Roxy Cinema January 28th 2021

A series of short web documentaries about the iconic Hens’ Teeth Women’s Comedy Company who entertained NZ audiences from 1988 for over 13 years, and forged a path for women comedians into the future.

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Filming interviews for the doco. Circa Theatre 2020

The documentary footage

The format of each 10 -12 minute doco is interviews cut in with archival footage. Each segment focuses on one significant Hens’ Teeth performer. Hens’ Teeth archival footage has videos of every show from 1988 to 2001, plus footage of their 1995 South Island tour – 19 venues in 21 days – which included video interviews of the performers.

The Next Episodes

The next four episodes will feature; Lorae Parry, Bub Bridger, Kate JasonSmith, Sue Dunlop and Cathie Sheat.

We already have a rough cut of the section on Lorae Parry, and the money raised from the fundraiser will bring the episodes on Bub Bridger, Kate JasonSmith, Sue Dunlop and Cathie Sheat. to rough cut.
Some of the Hens’ Teeth on tour. Queenstown 1996.

Sue Dunlop, Kate Harcourt, Lee Hatherly, Lorae Parry, Prue Langbein, Rose Beauchamp, Bub Bridger. (Missing: Helen Moulder, Cathie Sheat, Kate JasonSmith)

Opening sequence from A Box of Birds

We fundraised to work on another 4 episodes in the series: Lorae Parry, Bub Bridger, Kate JasonSmith, Sue Dunlop and Cathie Sheat.