2023 NZ Intl. Comedy Fest w. Best Foods Mayo

Ismo’s comedy career started in Finland in 2002 where he has toured across the country to sold out theatres, starred in his own sitcom “ISMO,” and released three comedy specials.  He is now capturing the rest of the world with his unique ability to reveal the hidden obvious.  Ismo moved to the United States in 2016 to find new success and has been touring across the US ever since.

Making his US debut in 2014 at a competition hosted by the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, Ismo won the title of “The Funniest Person in the World.”  In 2015, he performed sold out solo-shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in 2016 at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Don’t miss Finland’s funniest comedian when he returns!

"Ismo is the Scandinavian Mitch Hedberg; an oddball with a few extra twists." ★ ★ ★ ★ 
The List

"Ismo Leikola is uncannily incisive, charismatic and entertaining." ★ ★ ★ ★
The Dubliner

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Last updated: 17 February 2023