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5 local stand-up shows to watch

2017-10-19 19:00
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Loyiso Madinga, Robby Collins, Neil Green and Schalk Bezuidenhout. (Photos: Supplied/Trending Comics)

Cape Town – As 2017 winds down, you might need something to lift you up and give you a good belly laugh.

Good news: There are a ton of stand-up comedy shows that will tour the country for you to go watch.

We’ve made a list with something for everyone from Trevor Gumbi to Robby Collins and there's even something for those of you who might not want to decide on just one need a little more variety. 

Here are 5 local stand-up shows to watch : 

1. Trevor Gumbi Divorce Tour:

ICYMI: South African comedian Trevor Gumbi recently announced his separation from his wife of many years, Lucille. 

Soon after the announcement Trevor announced that his Divorce Tour. 

Read more about that here:

2. Riaad Moosa Life Begins

Doctor-turned-comedian Riaad Moosa is in a reflective mood in his upcoming Life Begins tour which deals with turning 40 and everything that goes with it. 

#LifeBegins #Rustenburg on 21 oct Book @computicket

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3. David Kau-Half Man Half Comic

David Kau is a South African comedy institution with a career spanning years and a slew of comedy tours behind him; the latest of which is called Half-Man, Half Comic. 

Read more about that here:


4. Robby Collins Son of Carol

This Durban born comic recently sat down with The Juice.

Read more about his one man show, Son of Carol, here:


5. Trending Comics

For those who enjoy more variety in their nights out, there’s the Trending Comics show which will include: Schalk Bezuidenhout, Robby Collins, Loyiso Madinga and Neil Green.

Find out more about that show here: