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Tuesday, May 30, 2017


(Frank Graham)

Do you remember a time when the only home entertainment we had was our precious radio? Do you remember our universally popular Springbok Radio with its plethora of music shows and quiz shows? And, particularly, do you recall the vast numbers of plays, serials, and series? Do you remember, above all, the comedies that could help to lift your spirits at the end of a hard day?

“Of course you do,” says popular entertainer, Frank Graham, “and with affection, I would suggest. Those were the days of Inspector Carr, Henry Simon of the Missing Persons Bureau, of Doctor Paul and Mary Livingston, MD. They were the days of No 1 and No 2, Sir Gregory Pitkin, Mildred Murfin and Humbert and Lolita Snetherswaite; the days of Able Seaman Johnson, Percy Snodgrass and Kenneth Wibley.

“From 1968 on, the vast majority of comedies was recorded right here in Durban, many of them in front of “live” audiences,” he adds.

Come and spend a nostalgic evening at the Rhumbelow with Frank Graham, one of South Africa’s most versatile character actors and comedians as he re-invokes those memories with his hugely popular brand of humour. You’ll go home with a song in your heart!

Presented by Rhumbelow, The Golden Days Of Springbok Radio has performances at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof on June 3 at 20h00 and on June 4at 14h00 and 18h30. Venue opens 90 minutes before show for drinks (no alcohol or food may be brought on to the premises). For restaurant reservations contact 031 764 7843).

Tables seat 6 at Tina’s. Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners & FHSSC members). Tickets are cash or EFT only. Secure parking is available.

Booking is at Computicket or contact  Roland for bookings on 0824998636 or email : or visit

Contact Roland for large group booking discounts – 20 or more. Tina’s Hotel is situated at 14 Beryldene Road in Kloof.