Monday, June 30, 2014 4:14 pm
Lagos – A renowned Nigerian comedian, Tunde Adewale a.k.a.Tee-A, is set for a three-city continental tour to showcase his popular comedy — Tyme Out With Tee-A.
The tour will take him to London, Johannesburg , South Africa and Accra, Ghana.
Tee-A told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday that he decided to take the show to other countries following popular demands and requests of many Nigerians and Africans.
The comedian said the tour would commence sometime in September.
“Tyme Out With Tee-A has been a Nigerian show for the past decade and at the advent of the Internet and YouTube, people outside Nigeria began to have more access to it apart from watching on TV.
“The demand has been crazy and I’m glad we can now take the show to the passionate fans who have been asking for it,” he said.
“We are going round to deliver the live edition concerts to our fans in Africa, Europe and around the world.
“The success of past editions makes this even more exciting as the concert tour for the first time is moving to London, Johannesburg and Accra.
“Guests should expect a unique tour comprising live personality interviews, rib-cracking comedy sketches, musical performances and special guest appearances.”
Tee-A said the tour would have the full complement of the show’s stars, comedians MC Abbey and Madame Princess and other headline acts.
He confirmed that the show would have stop-over in London and Manchester in September, followed by Johannesburg and Accra before concluding the show in Lagos in November.
He also told NAN that the TV version of the show is set for its fourth season with celebrities like King Sunny Ade and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde.
Others are Ramsey Nouah, Funke Akindele, Onyeka Onwenu and Juilet Ibrahim among the featured guests.
Past Live edition guests included D’Banj, Tiwa Savage, Shina Peters and Daddy Showkey.
The show also featured segments like `Rave of the Moment’ with MC Abbey and `Celebrity Close Up’ with Madam Princess.
NAN reports that Tyme Out with Tee-A is a two-time award winning family variety show containing celebrity interviews, comedy sketches, fun-based vox pop and personality mimicry.