Kagiso Lediga headlines Comedy Central Presents… Live at Parker’s, the monthly
stand-up gig from Comedy Central (DStv Channel 122) on Wednesday 29 May.
Kagiso Lediga has hosted some of the biggest comedy events in South Africa
including Laugh Out Loud, Comedy Blackout and Blacks Only to writing and producing
movies such as Bunny Chow and Blitz Patrollie, as well as the satirical news show
Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola. He was recently selected as an international judge
for the Emmy Awards which proves his growing stature as an internationally
Celeste Ntuli is a South African stand-up comedienne and actress is currently starring
as one of the main cast members of the television show isiBaya. She has also made
guest appearances on Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola and on the third season of
prank show Laugh Out Loud. Ntuli has also featured on the Blacks Only comedy
showcase (2010), and performed at the South African Comic’s Choice Awards in 2012.
Mark Palmer’s smart, sometimes loud and often opinionated brand of comedy has
made him an audience favourite. This versatile comedian finds new material daily
from the adventures of being newly married, babysitting other people’s kids, the
madness at airports to the advances of technology and making general social
Thapelo Seemise, known as TIPS (Through Inspiration People Succeed) is a seasoned
stage performer and trained contemporary dance choreographer, comedian, singer and
drummer in a church and community choir. Having worked at the 2002 world summit
as a presidential tour guide, he graduated as a dancer and choreographer from South
Africa’s top contemporary dance school, Johannesburg Dance Foundation in 2006,
while working as a part-time dancer and comedian.
Comedy Central, launched in sub-Saharan Africa just under 18 months ago, has
successfully attracted South Africa’s top comics into hosting its regular monthly
stand-up gigs. Among the many funny men and women to grace the stage at Parker’s
Comedy & Jive have been Chris Forrest, Kurt Schoonraad, Tumi Morake, Al Prodgers,
Joey Rasdien, Barry Hilton, Basketmouth, Loyiso Gola, Tats Nkonzo and Stuart Taylor.
Tickets for Comedy Central Presents Kagiso Lediga Live at Parker’s are available at
www.parkerscomedy.com, direct from Computicket or at the door at Parker’s Comedy
& Jive, Montecasino, Johannesburg and cost R120 per person.
Comedy Central Presents Kagiso Lediga Live at Parkers premieres on Comedy Central
(DStv Channel 122) on Friday 19 July 2013 at 20h55 CAT.
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