Mpho Popps

Based: Johannesburg

Fresh, young gifted and humble. Not words one would associate with new talent in SA Comedy right now… Mpho shows enormous promise, with uncanny polish for his age, and brings a very current and unique viewpoint onto the big comedy playing field.
2011 South African Comic’s Choice Awards
Nominee – Best Newcomer

On the 27th of July 2009 Mpho Popps Modikoane entered a local television show entitled So you think you’re funny. That’s where the general public first noticed him. He then went on to the club circuit in Johannesburg. Quickly making a name for himself and sharing the stage with some of the big names in the industry, Trevor Noah and Marc Lottering, to name a few.

His next stop was Blacks Only with David Kau and Chris Forrest.

Mpho has now become a regular on the line up receiving a standing ovation on numerous occasions. After the success of Blacks Only, he went on to the Market Theatre for the Just Because Comedy Festival.

 

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