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The Topp Twins – Heading for the Hills 15/02/17

Lynda and Jools Topp are hitting the road on April’s Fools Day bringing their original style of merriment, mayhem and mirth to the regions. The country’s hills will be alive with the sound of laughter!

Armed with guitar, mouth-harp and spoons NZ’s favorite twin sisters change musical style and gender with ease, delivering original country music, character comedy, burlesque innuendo, audience participation and some of the finest yodelling you’ll hear anywhere.
Fresh from filming the third series of their primetime TV show ‘Topp Country’, which will screen later this year on TV1, the Topps’ infamous alter-egos will delight all ages with a memorable up-close and personal evening of fun and fine singing. Expect the unexpected, and don’t miss a great night of hilarious entertainment guaranteed to have you laughing or crying with “sheer joy” (the Financial Times, London).
Click Here for tour dates and more info.

Topp Country 2: Available on Video on Demand 22/12/15

Just in time for Christmas we are happy to announce that Topp Country Series 2 is now available on Vimeo on Demand with Series 1 coming online in early 2016. So if you missed some Episodes and want to relive the laughs, stories and great food from our hit TV show, it’s as easy as one click. Just visit our Vimeo on Demand page and follow the on-screen instructions to own your favourite episodes or the entire series of Topp Country 2.

A New Addition to the Topp Twins Kids Book/Cd Family 02/10/15

The charmed combination of the Topp Twins and Jenny Cooper goes from strength to strength with another Book/Cd in the  Scholastic collection. This time they bring their talents to this well‐loved children’s song about a scarecrow who loves to romp and  frolic in the night, when everyone else is sleeping! Order Here

Order your copy before the 29th of October to go in the draw to win tickets to An Evening with the Topp Twins at your choice of one  of the four venues around NZ in Nov/Dec this year.


An Evening With The Topp Twins 01/09/15

The Topp Twins return to the stage with an intimate evening of comedy, stories and songs. The Twins’ infamous alter-egos the Kens, Camp Mother and Camp Leader and the Bowling Ladies, fresh from their Tv series Topp Country will delight all ages. Described as “national treasures” (The New Zealand Listener) with an ability to “play the audience like a Stradivarius” (The Advertiser, Adelaide).

Expect a memorable night of entertainment as New Zealanders well-loved daughters present an evening up close and personal with their trademark sense of fun and of course a yodel or two. Tauranga Fri 6 Nov, Christchurch Sun 8 Nov, Auckland Thu 26 Nov, Wellington Thu 3 Dec . Tickets from Ticketek and TicketmasterAuckland show only.

Topp Country is back 18/08/15

Our favourite Twins return to our screens this August. Join Lynda and Jools on Topp Country from 8.00pm August 23rd on TVNZ One. Series 2 continues the successful format established in the first Series. Topp Country is a celebration of New Zealand’s beautiful country and passionate people. Food is the vehicle for story telling and gives us access into people’s intimate domain – the family kitchen where stories, love and laughter are shared.

The Topps’ gift for spontaneity and wit combined with a deep love for the land and its people delivers emotionally satisfying stories that are life affirming, humorous and inspiring. Visit the Topp Country website for more information about the show.

Topp Twins Coming to Sydney Comedy Festival 22/04/15

New Zealand’s national treasures, The Topp Twins, bring a cast of  hilarious and beloved characters to the Sydney Comedy Festival,  for one show only at the Enmore Theatre 6.30pm on Saturday  9th May. Tickets are ON SALE NOW at Ticketek . Check  out www.sydneycomedyfestival.org.au for more info.

Topp Country DVD Now Available 09/12/14

The series that the New Zealand Herald called ‘truly wonderful television‘ is available on DVD now, for the Topp Twins enthusiast in your life. Twin sisters and celebrated Kiwi entertainers Lynda and Jools Topp  take us on a culinary journey around New Zealand meeting passionate food producers, home cooks and lovers of life.

Showcasing their talent, wit, and love for the land, it’s the story of their journey around beautiful New Zealand, talking to people whose stories will make you laugh, cry, and press the rewind button so that you can do it all again!

A real smorgasbord of entertainment, this factual series is bursting with heart, showcasing amazing stories that are life-affirming, humorous and inspiring. From free-range pig farmers in the deep rural south to urban taco-trucking hipsters; on their journey around New Zealand they warm their way into the hearts and homes of everyday kiwis and discover people unified in their love of life, of each other and of the food they are producing, cooking and eating. Great family viewing, especially while you tuck into some Boxing Day leftovers!

The Very Best Of The Topp Twins: CD Now On Sale 09/12/14

Just in time for Christmas, the Topp Twins have released their greatest hits, celebrating some of the most magical moments in their music over almost thirty-five years of performing.

It’s been 30 years since The Topp Twins started their own unique style of music and performance. These songs are their favourites over these years and while putting the album together they recognised three distinct styles of music they have written and sung.

Love Songs, Politics and Yodels – it’s a crazy combination but it has worked for them – Lynda and Jools hope you enjoy this album as much as they have enjoyed their long singing career.

Featuring this unbeatable tracklist:

1.   Untouchable Girls

2.   Milestones

3.   Calf Club Day

4.   History

5.   Mustang Mountain

6.   Sad Dog

7.   Tomboy

8.   Old Faithful & I

9.   Nga Iwi E

10. No War In My Heart

11. Throw Down Your Guns

12. Cold Cold Sweat

13. Friday Night Get Up

14. Lover

15. Big Ole Moon

16. Shepherds Farewell

17. Honky Tonk Angel

18. My Pinto Pony & I

19. Songs of Home

20. Paradise

The Grand Ole Toppry on the Road 10/10/14

The Grand Ole Toppry Heads North

Wow what an amazing time we are having on the TourBig Thanks to Napier and Hamilton you were fabulous. Big  thank you to everyone who came an saw us.

Auckland cant wait to bring the show to you, see you on the 24/25/8pm  and  26th at 4pm.

New Plymouth were heading your way on the 29/30 grab your ticket for these 2 shows tickets selling fast.

‘A Slam Dunk Hayride to Hitsville’ - Southland Times

‘The finest country music artists we could wish for, a class act’ - Ashbuton Guardian

South Island Leg of the Grand Ole Toppry ….. 04/10/14

Invercargill, Dunedin, Oamaru and Timaru you were amazing…  Ashburton big thank you to everyone who came  a full house and  Christchurch last night… Wow what an amazing crowd over two thousand of  you, we all had a ball. Thanks from the Cast and Crew of The Grand Ole Toppry.  See Ya all In the North Island check out our Gig Guide for Show dates.