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 →
Conrad Koch. Photo: Supplied
Comedy heavyweights, Kagiso Lediga and Conrad Koch, will be performing in Durban from June 29 to July 2. Joining them for the performances, hosted by On Fire Comedy, will be local funnymen Carvin Goldstone, Neil Green, Justice Kubheka, Mo Vawda, Rory Petzer (East Coast Radio), Jem Atkins and Johanesburg-based Suhayl Essa. Continue reading →
The world premiere of John Barker’s new mockumentary Wonder Boy for President starring Kagiso Lediga will take place at the Durban International Film Festival on Friday, June 17 at the Playhouse. Continue reading →
THE Durban International Film Festival, which takes place from June 16 to 26, will host a series of free public screenings.
The DIFF will travel to Clermont, Kwangcolosi, Inanda, Umlazi, KwaMashu and the city centre, where people will have the opportunity to watch this year’s opening night film The Journeymen as well as the comedy – Wonder Boy for President, starring Kagiso Lediga. Continue reading →
THE 37th Durban International Film Festival has announced its programme, offering another exciting edition of the continent’s leading showcase of independent African and international film. It will take place at 15 venues across the city and its outlying areas from June 16 to 26. Continue reading →
I caught up with Akin Omotoso to talk about his latest film, Tell Me Sweet Something, which was inspired by the director’s fondess for love songs, the romance classic Love Jones, and his desire to celebrate the city he loves — Johannesburg. Continue reading →