Twin sisters, Jools and Lynda Topp, aka the Topp Twins, are New
Zealand’s “national treasures” who have been entertaining audiences
with their distinctive brand of original music and character comedy
for more than 30 years.
Household names in NZ, they have also enjoyed international
success performing at festivals such as Montreal’s Just For Laughs,
the Edinburgh Fringe, various Australian arts and music festivals,
Canadian folk festivals and highly acclaimed seasons at London
theatres. They have won a multitude of awards for their music and
prime-time TV shows, and a documentary feature film about their
lives, The Topp Twins, Untouchable Girls, broke domestic NZ box
office records and became a worldwide hit. The film won more than
20 international film awards, including the People’s Choice Award
at the Toronto International Film Festival (2009) and has sold to
Australia, Canada, United States, Netherlands, France and the UK.
Most recently the Topp Twins have starred in a new primetime TV
series, Topp Country (TVNZ), released five best-selling children’s
audio books and regularly tour Australia and NZ to sold-out venues.
They have received the New Zealand Order of Merit and Honorary
Doctorates, and in 2010 were inducted into the NZ Music Hall of
The Topp Twins broad appeal is incomparable : they delight
audiences of all ages and from all walks of life.