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Tuesday, February 4, 2020


(Right: Jem Atkins)

Comedian Jem Atkins is hilarious in his latest solo offering, Not Famous! He’ll share priceless tips on how to survive tough economic times and more at Rhumbelow Pietermaritzburg at the Allan Wilson Shellhole on February 8, 2020.

“Hilarious! One certainly gets their money’s worth!” – artSMart stated in its review.

After a sold-out, three-night run at the Seabrooke’s Theatre in August, 2019, receiving rave reviews from fans and critics alike, Atkins returns to Rhumbelow!

So if you didn’t get to see the renowned funnyman in action … now’s your chance! It’s his 3rd solo comedy show … and this time it’s personal!

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. This show is 80 minutes of non-stop laughter! It’s real.

Not Famous! has one performance on February 8 at 20h00. (Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic). Tickets R160 (R140 pensioners, students with a valid student card & R130pp block bookings of 8 or more). Bring food picnic baskets and a bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). There is limited secure parking.

Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland on 031 205 7602 or 082 499 8636, email or visit

The Allan Wilson Shellhole is situated at 5 Durban Road in Pietermaritzburg.