Chester Missing talks Parly shenanigans and new comedy show, Puppet Guy

The world's most revolutionary puppet, Chester Missing and his side-kick Conrad Koch have a new show at the Baxter Theatre, featuring new friends.

Koch says that the two-day show is a refreshing move away from purely political commentary, and goes back to his roots of funny slapstick ventriloquism.

I turn a guy into a lion. I've got an ostrich I've made out of feather dusters. Because Chester keeps going missing - it's a real thing.

Conrad Koch, ventriloquist

He explains that he has introduced new material into his routine and will use audience participation, international humour and crazy props and puppets.

The duo couldn't resist mocking Members of Parliament (MPs) following ruckus in the National Assembly for President Jacob Zuma's Q and A session.

Chester likened MPs to cackling animals and had no sympathy for Zuma, who was labelled a criminal and thief.

They were meowing at each other. The DA was barking at the ANC. It was literally animal farm in there. It was insane.

Chester Missing

Book your tickets (R100) for Puppet Guy which is showing at the Baxter Theatre on 23 & 24 September 2016 at 8.15pm.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
'Madiba was a Pan-African leader, a man of his time'

'Madiba was a Pan-African leader, a man of his time'

Just a day before Madiba's birthday Obenewa Amponsah looks at his life and his connections within the African continent.

Panasonic Cape Town HQ big boost to Western Cape's economy  - Wesgro

Panasonic Cape Town HQ big boost to Western Cape's economy - Wesgro

Panasonic South Africa launched its headquarters in Century City, Cape Town, last week.

SA's rural school toilets woefully underserviced - research

SA's rural school toilets woefully underserviced - research

A study by the Water Research Commission has revealed some alarming and unsanitary practices at rural schools across the country.

Competition Commission denies allegations of corruption

Competition Commission denies allegations of corruption

Commissioner at Competition Commission, Tembinkosi Bonakele says the allegations leveled against them are utter rubbish.

ANC and DA tracking close together in the Western Cape - Ipsos report

ANC and DA tracking close together in the Western Cape - Ipsos report

According to the latest “Pulse of the People” (Ipsos) study, the ANC and DA pulled 26% and 28% respectively in the Western Cape.

Are you over 50? Here's how you can share your skills

Are you over 50? Here's how you can share your skills

50 Plus-Skills is an online platform that connects individuals, aged fifty plus with those in need of their skills and expertise.

Popular articles
More arrests are imminent in connection with the cash-in-transit heists - Hawks

More arrests are imminent in connection with the cash-in-transit heists - Hawks

Seven suspects were arrested in Limpopo in less than 24 hours after a cash-in-transit vehicle was blown up in the province.

Consumers beware of illegal, deadly weight-loss products

Consumers beware of illegal, deadly weight-loss products

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler and a medical testing expert put several harmful weight-loss products under the microscope.

Madiba’s private secretary Zelda la Grange opens up about money (hers and his)

Madiba’s private secretary Zelda la Grange opens up about money (hers and his)

Bruce Whitfield interviews La Grange about her and Madiba's attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.)

Criminals targeting homes with aluminium windows, warns neighborhood watch

Criminals targeting homes with aluminium windows, warns neighborhood watch

The Panorama, Welgelegen and Plattekloof Neighbourhood Watch has identified a new house break-in trend.

‘I started my thriving business with R5000 (and made a profit in the 1st month)’

‘I started my thriving business with R5000 (and made a profit in the 1st month)’

After 3 years there are 3 Nic Harry stores (incl online) that sell 100 000 pairs of socks in over 20 countries around the world.

5 contributing factors to the Western Cape's growing green economy

5 contributing factors to the Western Cape's growing green economy

GreenCape CEO Evan Rice unpacks why our province is seeing a great deal of success with sustainable energy projects.