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Wednesday, July 24, 2019


(Jem Atkins)

On Fire will present Not Famous, Jem Atkins’ solo comedy show, at Seabrooke’s Theatre in Musgrave from August 8 to 10.

It’s been 10 years and he’s still not famous??!!

Comedian, Jem Atkins, delivers his highly anticipated 3rd solo comedy show … and this time it’s personal! Get ready to see the comedian as you’ve never seen him before! Atkins lets you peak behind the curtain in this laugh-a-minute exposé of the real life of one of South Africa’s funniest performers!

From surviving divorce, to overcoming addiction and crippling performance anxiety, to the highs and lows of “making it big” in Durban, Atkins is wildly entertaining and brutally honest. He’ll share some priceless tips on how to survive tough economic times, the beautiful madness of fatherhood and the hilarious hazards of online dating, all while poking fun at everyday SA life…

He may not be famous…but he certainly is funny!

After a decade in the comedy and corporate entertainment industry, Atkins has garnered a reputation as a highly talented professional MC and corporate comedy entertainer. His performances are loaded with high-energy, intelligent observations, and dotted with hilarious antics and impressions.

His sharp-witted humour and honesty make for highly memorable audience interactions as he artfully skirts the line between funny and edgy.

He is also an accomplished actor, having starred in dozens of stage productions from the tender age of 13, and more recently in adverts for YouTube and TV. He is currently building his own YouTube comedy channel show (Jem and Mo Show).

In 2012, he wrote, directed and performed his highly successful debut one-man show – Single Dad. In April, 2014, he followed this up with the highly successful sequel - ‘Single Dad II’, selling out the run and receiving excellent reviews!

Not Famous runs from August 8 to 10 at 20h00 at Seabrooke’s Theatre (Durban High School) at 255 St Thomas Road, Musgrave, Durban. Tickets R120 booked through Quicket -