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Friday, July 31, 2009


Barry Hilton to perform in Pietermaritzburg on August 8.

The popular "Cousin" is coming to town! Barry Hilton, one of South Africa's most loved comedians, will perform in Pietermaritzburg on August 8.

Barry Hilton is a comedy icon, well known for his live stand-up comedy routines, his 50,000 selling Here We Go Again DVD, his performance as the dry barman in the Savannah cider television adverts and his feature movie, Finding Lenny. His 26 successful years in the comedy industry have ensured his status as a role model. With approximately 150 shows per year, the public's demand for his hilarious interpretations of everyday situations continues unabated. Barry's interpretation of this fame is simply that he's “just a normal oke with a better job than you!”

"Once when I was lost, I saw a policeman, and asked him to help me find my parents. I said to him, 'Do you think we’ll ever find them?' He said, 'I don’t know, kid. There’s so many places they can hide.'”

For more of the same, comedy fans will find him in Pietermaritzburg on August 8 performing in the undercover parking lot at Parklane Spar. Graffiti Bridge, the talented duo featuring the talents of Aaron and Shanthan, will open the show.

Doors open at 19h00. Tickets R95 (booking a table for a party of 8 saves the price of one). Tickets available from Big Beat Shop 13 and Café Dulcé's (both at Parklane Centre).

More information from Lara 033 394 4426 or visit