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Chris Forrest


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Since the late 1990s, Chris Forrest has been at the forefront of the South African comedy scene. His distinct dry sense of humour, quick wit, and cerebral comedy have helped him become one of the country's most popular comedians, leaving audiences in stitches wherever he travels.

Chris began his career at the "Funny Farm" in what was then known as the Randburg Waterfront, and has since gone on to appear at every worthwhile comedy club, showcase, or fes7val in the country, including South Africa's premier comedy show: As one of South Africa's top ten comics on the 466 64 "It's No Joke" comedy show, he's also a regular on the Heavyweight Comedy Jam and The Blacks.

The King Size Comedy Show and the Only Show. Among the international festivals are:

The Edinburgh Festival, London's Lyric Theatre, and important festivals in Ghana, Botswana, and Swaziland (truly). He hosted the annual Comics Choice Awards in 2013.

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