What started out as an intimate showcase to give up-and-coming comedians five minutes in the spotlight, has evolved into an extraordinary nugget of something quite unique, something magical, something unmistakably South African. Now in its 6th year, this special little get together at The Soweto Theatre has exploded into an unmissable afternoon of mingling with the […]
The First Lady of Comedy, Tumi Morake, can now add the title (and accompanying denim sash) to her long list of accolades: Edgars Comic of the Year. She made comedy history on Saturday night, 3 September, when she became the first South African female comedian to win the coveted title, considered to be the pinnacle award of […]
As the pinnacle of comedy in South Africa, the Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards celebrate the best of the best in comedic talent. Along with long-term partner, Savanna Premium Cider, the focus has been on recognising and awarding local comedians. That focus is expanding as both Savanna and the Awards look toward Africa.
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Yesterday was a big day for Comedians around the country, as the nominees for the ten categories in The 6th Annual Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards were announced. “This year, top comedian and TV director, Rob van Vuuren takes the helm to direct what will no doubt be another hilarious variety show made up of sketches, stand-up, impressionists, celebrity performances, choreography […]