Top local comedy specials to watch for Heritage Day

2017-09-25 10:00
 

Heritage Day this year falls on a Sunday (September 24), which means we’re heading for a long weekend, with the holiday being observed on Monday.

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend with the best “lit-uation” (lit situation), to spend time with family or crack open a few cold ones over a lekker braai, we’ve found the perfect way for you to celebrate being proudly South African this Heritage weekend. By combining our nation’s great sense of humour with the chilled vibes of a long weekend, we’ve rounded up a list of the best local stand-up comedy specials for you to indulge in.

And while good comedy can be very subjective, we’re confident that our list of shows available on Showmax will give your tummy muscles a good workout while reminding you of how great our country truly is.

Comedy Central Presents: Jason Goliath Live at Parker’s

A larger than life comedian with energy and a name to match, Jason Goliath manages to show us the lighter side of being heavy (and it works!). Watch now »

Comedy Central Presents: Rob Van Vuuren Live at Parker’s

One of the most prolific players in the South African comedy game, Rob Van Vuuren is a household name whose madcap brand of comedy is sure to have you in stitches. Watch now »

Comedy Central Presents: David Kau Live at Parker’s

His name is synonymous with many firsts in South Africa, making it clear why David Kau remains one of the most sought-after comedians around. This special will make you realise just what makes Mzansi such a unique and wonderful place to live in. Watch now »

Comedy Central Presents: Sex Live at the Lyric

Featuring heavyweights in the comedy industry including John Vlismas, Celeste Ntuli, Trevor Gumbi, Anele Mdoda and Nick Rabinowitz, each comedian takes on the topic that has plagued the human mind for generations while ultimately seeking to prove who has the biggest jokes in town. Watch now »

Comedy Central Roast Battle

The best in the world of South African comedy battle it out in a competition unlike any other. The prize? Notoriety and the crown of Roast Battle Champion! Watch now »

Celebrate Heritage Day this year with a whole lot of laughter and non-stop great entertainment on Showmax! From blockbuster movies to award-winning series, Showmax has something for every taste.

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