Alfred Adriaan Live

Comedy / Drill Hall

Comedian Alfred Adriaan brings his highly-anticipated, laugh-a-minute show to The National Arts Festival off the back of a completely sold-out tour across South Africa.

Alfred and his wife had to spend a little more time together than they would have liked during the pandemic, but Alfred made the most of this time, raking in thousands of viewers with his highly relatable and hilarious vlogs keeping many South Africans entertained during lockdown.

His new show promises to be relatable and a little nostalgic, especially for mature audience members.

“From digital farts to koeksisters and his thrifty wife, Hankey comedian Alfred Adriaan’s topics are highlights for many South Africans during lockdown” – The Herald

“Hilariously funny, energetic and relatable” – The Citizen

“Comedian Alfred Adriaan’s take on Life will have you in stitches”- Jacaranda FM


Producer/Writer/Performer – Alfred Adriaan


Alfred Adriaan is a well-rounded hilariously funny and relatable comedian and his comedy is deeply rooted in everyday life. He bases his comedy in reality which makes him a firm favorite with people from different age groups and backgrounds.

Alfred has a corporate background with over 10 years of experience as a Brand and Marketing Manager at 3 different leading multinational businesses. This has given him a keen understanding of what corporate clients need not only from an entertainment perspective, but also from a sensitivity perspective.

Alfred prides himself on his craft and has reputation for his professionalism. Alfred is high energy, extremely funny and performs in both English & Afrikaans.

He is known for his ability to make mixed audiences relate to his stories and laugh together. He has also proved to be a firm favourite on the African continent, in countries such as Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Nigeria.

He has been nominated for 5 South African Comics Choice awards in only 4 years. He has also performed to international audiences in New York City at the Broadway Comedy club as well as the New York Comedy club in Manhattan and was invited to perform at the prestigious Sydney and Perth Comedy festivals in Australia.

He is also known for acting in the KykNet movie Hospitaal op Horings and for his work in TV and online adverts for Nokia, Savanna and Come Dine With Me for the BBC.

He has performed on major Stand-up shows such as Mass Hysteria, Aweh Mzansi (as aired on MNET) and Blacks Only where he performed alongside celebrated South African acts such John Vlismas, Marc Lottering, Joey Rasdien, David Kau and many more.

Alfred is a versatile MC, comedian, actor and voice-over artist with a reputation for his professionalism and razor sharp wit.

  • Venue: Drill Hall
  • City: Makhanda
  • Location: 22D Hill St, Grahamstown, Makhanda, 6139
  • Ticket Price: R150.00
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Duration: 75mins
  • Ages: 16
  • Language: English
June 23, 2022   15:30 - 16:45
June 25, 2022   11:30 - 12:45
June 26, 2022   19:30 - 20:45
June 27, 2022   21:30 - 22:45
June 28, 2022   19:30 - 20:45