The Bantu Hour on SABC 2

About The Bantu Hour

The Bantu Hour is a wholly scripted sketch and variety comedy show created by a comedy troupe comprised of stand-up comedians and professional actors.

Show Schedule


09:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Show Contributors

Show Details

TV creators with a vast collective experiences in the production of both scripted and unscripted comedy content over the past decade, across multiple platforms also form part of the brains behind the show.

The Bantu Hour comes in the form of a sketch comedy show presented by well-known comedian Kagiso Lediga. He co-hosts the show with world acclaimed trumpeter and legendary flugelhornist Hugh Masekela who also doubles as the bandleader.

The comedy features some of the most progressive local comedians and actors. It is 48 minutes of unadulterated social satire featuring archetypal South African characters.

The show hosts a celebrity guest, a stand-up comedian and a musical performance to close the show but these elements are not necessarily always presented according to convention. Comedians that feature on The Bantu Hour are Celeste Ntuli, Trevor Gumbi, Chris Forest just to mention but three.


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