01 MAR - 08 MAR 2020

SHOWS

about the festival

THE FUNNY IS BACK!

The Cape Town International Comedy Festival is the largest Comedy Festival in South Africa
 and will relaunch in 2020 at the Artscape Theatre for a one week period,
starting 1 March 2020.

This event will host the most varied comedy shows and concepts ever produced in SA.

15 International Artists from the Comedy Capitals of the World will join South Africa’s funniest.

The Funny is Back!

history

Launched in 1996 at the Baxter Theatre, the Cape Town Comedy Festival was the First International Comedy Event on the Continent

fun facts

  • Staged 250 International Artist from 12 Countries
  • Became a National Event in 2005
  • Produced in London in 2008
  • Trevor Noah met his US Agent Backstage of the Comedy Festival

leading the way

  • BASA Award
  • Staged International Street Comedy Event in SA
  • Sold over 1 Million Tickets

IN 2020 THE ORIGINAL COMEDY A-TEAM IS REGROUPING TO HAVE SOME FUN…
BECAUSE IT IS SERIOUSLY  ABOUT TIME

2020 SHOW LINE-UP

7 Comedians, 7 Countries, One Ticket continue reading…

Filthy, funny, not for the faint of heart or under 18’s. Continue reading…

The World Cup Funny Final. Continue reading…

Global Touring Sensation Richard Turner, live in SA for the first time. Continue reading…

Featuring 5 international and 2 local female comedians. Continue reading…

Featuring the Best Comedy Clips of the past year. Continue reading…

Lunchtime Q&A with Industry Experts. Continue reading…

Every Festival needs an after-party…and Saturday Night Beaver is exactly that. Continue Reading

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