Despicable HeHe
Comedy / Thomas Pringle

Deadly funny and monstrous laughs, this roller coaster ride of puppets and comedy will have you LOLing in the aisles. Conrad Koch, South Africa’s world-touring multiple award winning comedy ventriloquist, and Chester Missing, that rabble rousing puppet you’ve seen on TV, bring their newest hour of hilarity. Including old favourites, Mr Dixon, high school teacher, and Hilton, party ostrich, you’ll also meet Gunter the German tourist Mosquito, and the world’s most dangerous dummy, Vladimir Putin, Vampire. They will even turn your friend into a talking chicken live on stage. With over 100 million views on TikTok alone, this is not to be missed.

“Frenzied hilarity” The List UK

“Brings the roof down” The Independent UK 

“Hilarious” Mail & Guardian

“Ventriloquism at its very best” The Star

Production Credits

Conrad Koch

About the Artists

Conrad Koch is a double International EMMY nominated comedian and Africa’s most acclaimed ventriloquist. His main puppet character, Chester Missing, is a celebrity in South Africa in his own right. Chester made world news as the first puppet in history to win a court case, no really. Conrad has appeared on the likes of Comedy Central, Comedy Network and at Just For Laughs Montreal. Armed with an MA in social anthropology Conrad is well known, or to be precise, Chester Missing, is well known in South and Southern Africa for political satire and interviewing politicians on TV. He even had his own TV show, Almost News with Chester Missing, on Southern Africa’s biggest news channel. As far as we know he’s the first puppet in history to have his own weekly news show. Chester Missing was also the first winner of the Ahmed Kathrada Anti-Racism Award, has even written an award-winning book, has huge TikTok, twitter and Facebook following, and was named one of New African Magazine’s Most Influential Africans. This puppet is not a dummy. Conrad’s international touring shows have received multiple 5 star reviews and standing ovations globally.


***** “My face hurt from laughing so hard” “absolutely delightful and technically brilliant” Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC)

***** “This South African ventriloquist is a mastermind of his field…His characters collectively and concisely deliver a cutting satire of modern society”

  • Venue: Thomas Pringle
  • Location: Monument Building
  • Ticket price: ZAR 130.00
  • Programme type: The Fringe
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Duration: 60 min
    • Adult Themes
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June 24, 2024 16:00 - 17:00
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June 27, 2024 18:30 - 19:30
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June 28, 2024 16:00 - 17:00