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The Bantu Hour

Genres: Comedy, Variety, Satire
Broadcast on: SABC2

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Seasons

Season 2

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
SABC2 10 Nov 2017 09 Nov 2018 Fridays, 19h00 - 20h00 26


Season 2

The Bantu Hour is a South African satirical sketch and variety comedy show created by a comedy troupe comprised of stand-up comedians and professional actors, featuring archetypal South African characters.

Hosted by comedian Kagiso Lediga and featuring musician Hugh Masekela as the house bandleader and co-host, the show stars progressive local comedians and actors.

Each week the show hosts a celebrity guest, a stand-up comedian and a musical performance to close the show. The series features an ensemble cast of repertory actors.

The series is multilingual, with English subtitles.

The Season 2 writers include Kagiso Lediga, Hugh Masekela, Karabo Lediga, Themba Vilakazi, Bugzito Seagiso, Muzi Dlamini, Sarah Jane, Robby Collins, Meryl Collins, Christopher Steenkamp, Mojak Lehoko, Loyiso Madinga, Luzuko Sotshononda, Bongani Dube, Siyabonga "Stig" Sesanti, Ebenhaezer Dibakwane, Lazola Gola and Mo Mothebe. The head writer is Camilo Saloojee.

Season 2 directors include Kagiso Lediga, Karabo Lediga and Tumelo "Mello" Marupa. The executive producers include Hugh Masekela, Themba Vilakazi, Kagiso Lediga, John Volmink, Isaac Mogajane, Luke Henkeman and Nomsa Daniels. Tammy Lewis-Houghting and Tamsin Andersson are producers.
 

Cast Members and Guests
 
(These players appeared in at least one episode, credited either as Cast Member, Guest, Guest Comedian, Special Guest or Studio Guest)
 
Ebenhaezer Dibakwane
Precious Makgaretsa
Thapelo Seemise (as Tips Shampoonaiza)
Kate Liquorish
Chris Forrest
Talitha Ndima
Ntosh Madlingozi
Tshepo Mogale
Pearl Thusi
Jay Boogie
Pabee Moganedi (as Paballo "Pabee" Moganedi)
Hugh Masekela
Ronnie Modimola (as Roni Modimola)
Sarah Jane Scott
Meryl Collins
Karabo Lediga
Mo Mothebe
Ayanda Seoko
Muzi Dlamini
Lazola Gola
Jerry Mntonga
Noko Moswete
Claudine Ullman
Robby Collins
Anastacia Augustus
Loyiso Madinga
Siyabonga "Stig" Sesanti
Tony Miyambo
Florence Maluleka
Mojak Lehoko
Tshepo Seagiso
Camilo Saloojee
Christopher Steenkamp
Zabalaza Mchunu
Lady Skollie
Luzuko Sotshononda
Glen Biderman-Pam (as Glen Biederman Pam)
Desmond Dube
David Kau
Trevor Gumbi
Tol A$$ Mo
Prins
Muntu Zwane
Gavin Kelly
Bongani Dube
Sibusiso Mlangeni
Warren Masemola
Zimkitha Kumbaca
Israel Matseke Zulu (as Israel Makoe)
Siphelele Mnyande
Kgosi Tsileng
Khanyisa Bunu
Celeste Ntuli
Hugh Masekela
Matli Mohapeloa
Mark Banks
Vincent Marema
Joseph Boisa
Elton Mduduzi
Tieho Khakhau
Stuart Taylor
Joey Rasdien
Bianca Le Grange
Dillan Park
Siya Seya
Mandla Mlangeni
Otto Nobela
Mbali Ngwenya
Sipho Ngema
Ambrose Uren
Azania Mosaka
Neil-Bennett Grib (as Neil Bennett Grib)
Warren Robertson
Brendan Murray
Dave Levinson (as David Levinson)
Khanyeza Khanyeza
Malaika Mukendi (as Malaika Mukenedi)
Sbusiso Mlangeni
Summary
Catherine Hall
Pascaline Phale (as Pascaline Phahle)
Moliehi Makobane (as Didie Makobane)
Loyiso Gola
Candice Smith
Nicholas Goliath
Gilli Apter (as Gilly Apter)
Phat Joe
Mpho Popps
Pitch Black Afro
Nhlanhla Majozi (as Majozi)
Thebe
Salesman
Eric Jansen
Lerato Sekele
Nina Hastie
Muzi Junior
Mercia Sithole
Mamello Mokoena (as Mum-Z)
Vicky Kente
Lorcia Cooper
Macauta Molaba
Ester Claasen
 
Musical Guests
 
(These acts appeared as musical guests throughout Season 2)
 
Melo B Jones (as Mello B Jones)
Tresor
Langa Mavuso
Thandi Ntuli
Samthing Soweto
Gigi Lamayne
Qhawekazi
Zoe Modiga
Big Star
Bongeziwe Mabandla
Mn
Tsoakae
Azah
The Legacy
Yvonne Chaka Chaka
Spha Mdlalose
Jabulani Hadebe (as Sjava)
TPO
Louise Carver
Majozi
Senzo Khumalo
Bugzito

Broadcast Notes

Season 2 consists of 26 episodes. The first 13 episodes aired on SABC2 from 10 November, 2017 to 4 May, 2018. The season resumed with Episode 14 on 17 August, 2018.


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