Celebs and comics team up for Comedy Central’s new show, ‘Famous Last Words’

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Jeannie D will be trying her hand at stand-up comedy in the new show,’ Famous Last Words’, on Comedy Central. Photo: Supplied

WHAT do TV presenters Jeannie D and Khanyi Mbau, rapper and Idols SA host ProVerb; celebrity chef and MasterChef SA judge Benny Masekwameng; media personalities Kuli Roberts and John Robbie; Isidingo star Robert Whitehead and former Bafana Bafana player Mark Williams have in common?

They are all about to become stand-up comedians in Comedy Central’s new show Famous Last Words, which debuts on DStv channel 122 on Monday, August 14, at 9 pm. Continue reading

Comedy Central flies SA comedy flag at Canada’s Just For Laughs Festival

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David Kau.

Popular South African comedians Robbie Collins and David Kau will be flying the flag for South African comedy when they perform at the biggest comedy festival in the world: the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, Canada until August 1.

The two comedians are joining Comedy Central (DStv channel 122) on the channel’s annual pilgrimage to Canada where they’ll be showcasing South African comedy at the world famous event. Continue reading

Cracking comedy in Durban this week

On Fire Comedy is hosting five top-class comedy shows featuring award-winning Johannesburg and Capetonian comedians (as seen on TV’s Comedy Central!) sharing stages throughout Durban with top local funny men!

This month you can catch the following guys in action: Glen Biderman-Pam (Cape Town); Dusty Rich (JHB, above left); Loyiso Madinga (JHB, above right); Suhayl Essa (JHB); Neil Green (DBN); Masood Boomgaard (DBN); Kelvin Stoffels (DBN) … and more! Continue reading