2017 News & Information

#CTFunnyFestival in Top of the Times

#CTFunnyFestival in Top of the Times

Last week, the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines featured in the Top of the Times.

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Meet Daniel Mpilo Richards

Meet Daniel Mpilo Richards

Daniel Mpilo Richards is a professional creative who prides himself on his versatility. He is an actor, writer, dancer, singer and musician.

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Mel Jones at #CTFunnyFestival 2017

Mel Jones at #CTFunnyFestival 2017

Mel takes laughter and hilarity very seriously and as one of only a handful of female comedians in the country, she is part of a very exclusive club.

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Dalin Oliver at #CTFunnyFestival 2017

Dalin Oliver at #CTFunnyFestival 2017

Dalin Oliver is a Cape Town based comedian and the radio sports presenter. His passion for the performance arts was trigged in 2010 when he won the UCT leg of Good Hope FM’s Campus DJ Search.

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Welcome back, Marc Lottering!

Welcome back, Marc Lottering!

Marc Lottering hails from Cape Town, and is one of South Africa’s top comedians. He has been in the funny business for 17 years and continues to keep audiences in stitches across the country.

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“Roosta” at #CTFunnyFest 2017

“Roosta” at #CTFunnyFest 2017

Originally from the Eastern Cape, Ndumiso Lindi is a brilliant and genuinely funny South Africa comedian, commonly known as The Roosta. His deep voice, booming laughter, soul-warming smile, booming and original content, leaves you laughing from the belly and proud to be African.

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He’s Back! Mario Queen of the Circus (US) – Full Festival

He’s Back! Mario Queen of the Circus (US) – Full Festival

Mario is the creation and alter ego of Clarke McFarlane, a New Jersey-born and New York City-schooled performer. First developed for the Off-Broadway hit “Planet Banana”, the character of Mario went solo in 2005 with his outdoor international festival show.

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INTRODUCING: Loyiso Madinga (10-22 July)

INTRODUCING: Loyiso Madinga (10-22 July)

You can’t tell from any distance but Loyiso Madinga is taller than he looks. In fact, he’s a giant on the inside.

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Meet Paul Dabek (UK) 10 July-1 August

Meet Paul Dabek (UK) 10 July-1 August

Paul’s dynamic and high-energy style, has garnered him multiple accolades and awards, sending him and his cheeky brand of magic to audiences across six continents.

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Welcome Captain Frodo (NOR) – Full Festival

Welcome Captain Frodo (NOR) – Full Festival

The son of a travelling Norwegian magician, Captain Frodo was born with the strange ability to be able to dislocate almost every joint in his body.

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He’s Back! Alan Committie at 2017 #CTFunnyFestival

He’s Back! Alan Committie at 2017 #CTFunnyFestival

Alan is a born and bred Capetonian and was a school teacher in another life. On the Cape Town Funny Festival, Alan is the genius master of ceremony, who holds the show together.

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