Dalin Oliver

Cape Town based Comedian, Dalin Oliver, is fresh from a back by popular demand final run of his smash hit stand-up comedy show, Face For Radio, at the Baxter Theatre following a nationwide tour.

 

The former high school mathematics and history teacher from Retreat is a familiar voice to mother city locals on South Africa’s oldest commercial music and lifestyle radio station, Good Hope FM, where he dons the hat of Sports Presenter on the weekday Breakfast Show.

 

The 29 year old is also one half of the Stations weekly comedy show, Happy Hour, which is into its second year as the first dedicated weekday daytime comedy show on a Cape Town based commercial radio station. It’s a two for one special at absolutely no cost every Monday from 11am – 12pm, with Oliver and fellow Comedian Carl Weber providing an essential dose of laughter that will make your day 50 shades lighter. Although in its infancy stages, the show has been recognised by the South African Comedy industry with a nomination for the 2018 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards in The Comics Pen Award Category.

 

His on-stage journey started in 2010 and he has since captured audiences with his clean cut energetic brand of comedy that has been described as easily accessible, nostalgic and diverse in the best kind of way. Career highlights including being featured on Comedy Central Africa, writing, producing and performing three one man shows, producing and releasing his DVD for his debut one man show I Came, I Taught I Left, making his big screen debut in cinemas nationwide as one of the lead actors in SA action comedy Finders Keepers and being one of the featured acts at the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival as well as being the opening act for industry stalwarts such as Riaad Moosa, Barry Hilton, Stuart Taylor and Nik Rabinowitz.

 

2018 led to an exciting new project where had the pleasure of collaborating and touring the country with fellow Comedians Yaaseen Barnes, Carl Weber and Kagiso Mokgadi in one of the hottest four man stand-up comedy shows this year; Day Zero: The Water Shortage Tour. He’s mom says the show is “lit” and a must see! Keep an eye out for dates in your town.

 

Dalin is fast becoming a familiar face as one of the rising stars on the South African Comedy scene and looks forward to meeting you. Awe!