Comedian | Speaker
Ntobeko Ntosh Madlingozi is an entrepreneur and one of South Africa’s most sought-after stand-up comedians and MC. He has featured, to great acclaim, in theatre shows such as Blacks Only, Heavyweight Comedy Jam, Tshwane Comedy Festival , 99% Xhosa Comedy Festival ,Cape Town International Comedy Festival, Mind The Gap Comedy Festival, Soweto Comedy Festival, MetroFM comedy experience and the DSTV comedy Festival. His fresh brand of in-your-face, laissez faire humour has found favour at various venues around Gauteng including The Box, Awednesday, Comedy Wednesdays ,The Bassline and others. He is a regular performer at comedy clubs around the country. He has also performed for government clients such as the Gauteng Dept of Economic Development, Sports and Recreation, Arts and Culture and corporate clients such as Nedbank, Black Information Technology Forum (BITF),The Billionaire Group, FNB, Gijima AST, Black Management Forum to name but a few.
One of his key strengths is versatility – he is able to cater for different audiences with equally hilarious material. He has shared the stage with a diverse array of comics, including Chris Forrest, John Vlismas, Tom Stade (Canada), Dwayne Perkins(U.S.A), Al Prodgers and Kagiso Lediga. In 2007, he had a stint on radio as ‘The Dysfunctional Cousin’ on Bad Boy T’s then 12-3pm The Family show on Metro FM and also a judge on SABC 1’s reality show “So you think you’re funny” with David Kau for two seasons (2008/2009). He has done adverts for brands like Nandos and has featured in two DVD productions, The Heavyweight Comedy Jam and The Downtown comedy. Ntosh has also featured in films like “Of Good report “which was released nationally at Nu metro in 2013, which won quite a number of awards locally and abroad as well as the 2016 film “Wonderboy for President”. He was a regular feature on the Emmy Award Nominated satire show Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola (12 seasons). He featured every weekend on the Powerburo with Paul Mnisi on Powerfm August 2013-September2014, and was a supporting lead in Mzansi Magic”s satirical comedy series “The Mayor”. He is also a regular feature on the Sketch show “The Bantu Hour” which airs on SABC 2 every Saturday.