Comedians stage encore at Palace

Patience Bambalele

Patience Bambalele

Comedy lovers have the opportunity to laugh their heads off again when the Black Only Comedy Show returns to the Centre Court, Emperors Palace.

After a brief successful season the show is back by popular demand on May 30 with a bigger contingent of comedians. And it is expected to attract more comedy enthusiasts this time.

The new line-up includes David Kau, Marc Lottering, Tumi Morake, Ntosh, Judy Jake and Martin Jonas.

Kau is known for his antics and is one of the stalwarts behind the growth of local comedy.

Many consider Lottering to be one of the hottest South African comics. His colourful upbringing is often reflected in his brand of comedyrite with audience's countrywide.

He started as a comedian in 1997g. Today his name is a brand in the industry. Lottering has received the Fleur du Cap and Vita Theatre awards, and has performed to expats in London, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Tumi Morake, one of the few black female comedians, is the new girl on the block and is making a name for herself on the Johannesburg comedy circuit.

She is a scriptwriter of note and is also an actress.