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 heavyweights, Kagiso Lediga and Conrad Koch, head to Durban

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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

Free public screenings at 37th Durban International Film Festival

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Kagiso Lediga

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