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 THE NEWSROOM
Read More
Cape Town Day Zero pushed to June #WaterCrisisUpdate

Cape Town Day Zero pushed to June #WaterCrisisUpdate

The City of Cape Town says there are no foreign consulates who have asked for exemption from the water restrictions.

Close to a million bounty for info on 'fugitives' Ajay Gupta and Duduzane Zuma

Close to a million bounty for info on 'fugitives' Ajay Gupta and Duduzane Zuma

One of the country's richest women is offering half a million rand for information on the pair and their associates.

LISTEN: Cancer sufferer tells of experience with insurance giant

LISTEN: Cancer sufferer tells of experience with insurance giant

Suren Narismulu, Liberty Life customer chats to Kieno Kammies about his dreadful experience with the insurance company.

What can we expect from this week's budget?

What can we expect from this week's budget?

Finance experts give their predictions on what we can expect from Wednesday's budget.

LISTEN: Tannie Evita predicted Ramaphosa would be president in 1994

LISTEN: Tannie Evita predicted Ramaphosa would be president in 1994

Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout shares her thoughts on SA's new president.

'We look forward to an uplifting Sona' - Naledi Pandor

'We look forward to an uplifting Sona' - Naledi Pandor

Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor expects Sona will outline the NEC's plans for improving the country.

Popular articles
Social media give President Ramaphosa the nod

Social media give President Ramaphosa the nod

Social media reacts with love and hope to President Ramaphosa's maiden State Of the Nation Address.

‘Maimane, Malema will find Ramaphosa harder to deal with than easy-target Zuma’

‘Maimane, Malema will find Ramaphosa harder to deal with than easy-target Zuma’

Afternoon Drive’s Stephen Grootes interviews Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Security Studies Judith February.

EFF's walk out was bizarre - Baleka Mbete

EFF's walk out was bizarre - Baleka Mbete

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete shares her views on the future of Parliament and the readiness for Sona 2018

Hawks video shows fugitive Ajay Gupta leaving SA

Hawks video shows fugitive Ajay Gupta leaving SA

The Hawks are in possession of video footage showing Gupta, wanted in connection with Vrede dairy farm scandal, leaving SA.

Hope Ramaphosa: Cyril never lifted a finger to me, he wouldn't beat a woman

Hope Ramaphosa: Cyril never lifted a finger to me, he wouldn't beat a woman

Cyril Ramaphosa's ex-wife says abuse allegations spread by EFF leader Julius Malema are an attempt to tarnish his reputation.