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#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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What it takes to put this all together

What it takes to put this all together

Show producer, Eddy Cassar shares the ins and outs of the festival, and just what goes in to putting this brilliant show together every year!

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Bulk Discounts

Bulk Discounts

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines offers incredible bulk booking discounts. The more you buy, the bigger you save!

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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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Help Hunter Mitchell get to Australia and stand a chance to WIN!

Simply donate R100, all proceeds goes to Hunter’s trip and you could win an overnight safari for a family of 4 at the award winning 4 star Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa including all meals, activities and Spa treatments. To enter click here https://www.payfast.co.za/donate/go/aquila and quote reference “Warrior” your name and contact number. Our(…)

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The Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Eddy Cassar, the Festival Director of the popular Jive Cape Town Funny Festivals has just returned from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Here he traces the history and impact that the world’s largest event, has had on the art form.   Over a million and a half people flock to Edinburgh in August every year, doubling(…)

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Meet Marc Lottering (Full Festival)

Famous for his big hair, big personality and big funny, Marc burst onto the South African comedy scene in 1997.

With a career spanning over 16 years, it’s no wonder he keeps us laughing with his original, self-scripted and relatable characters and skits – often reflecting his very colourful upbringing on the Cape Flats.

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Meet Dylan Skews (full festival)

Dylan Skews exploded onto the SA comedy scene five years ago, winning comedy titles and receiving rave reviews along the way. His residency at the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines has been extended to the full festival 20 July and 16 August 2015.

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Alistair Izobell: Full Festival MC

Entertainment Veteran Alistair Izobell is a household name, not only in Cape Town and South Africa, but on stages across the globe. This year he will grace our stage as the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines MC.

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Meet Tumi Morake

Tumi Morake is undoubtedly one of SA’s funniest and wackiest women. Since kicking off her career in 2006, Tumi has steadily become one of South Africa’s most sought after comedians…

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The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue

The uncle-nephew combo that is The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue will be back in Cape Town, performing at the 2015 Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines between 20 July and 2 August 2015 (so be sure to book your seats within this performance window if you want to see them).

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