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Al Prodgers Comedy BIOGRAPHY “Dear… Al. Thank you very much for your contribution to our roadshow. It was a pleasure to have (a) professional like you on board and I hope we can work together again in the near future. We're getting lots of positive comments following last night's extravaganza - you were smokin'!”Johan Bornman, CEO Cell Media (Pty) Ltd“Al, just a quick note from me to thank you for the Comparex Africa Conference. You were an angel with two wings amongst some "pigeons".... I sincerely hope that this is only the first of many more.”Elbe Mmabontle Smith, Comparex Africa Conference“Just a note of thanks for… Al Prodgers… I am pleased to say that we thoroughly enjoyed listening to him and that we can highly recommend him!”Isolde Ruyssenaers, Payroll Product Manager“Thank you for the professional way you handled your duties as MC and for the great comedy slot… You definitely added that extra touch that was needed to make the conference production a success.”Danie Greyling, Dezinamite"Disarmingly charming. You'll emerge as I did, grinning broadly and wiping away tears of laughter." Cue (Grahamstown Festival)“Thank you so much for all your help. The evening was a success and Al Prodgers provided side-splitting comedy!!! I don't know what we would have done without him. His professionalism is outstanding. Again thanks so much for all your help and effort!!!!!”Jill, Jewish Women's Benevolent Society“The night is ably compered by Al Prodgers, a likeable host nattily dressed in a gingham suit… His set-up about sniffer dogs, for example, is brilliant.”www.chortle.co.uk“Thanx again for a wonderful show. The weekend as a whole was successful and we had a lot of comments and praises.”Valdy Brinkman, Valmark Communications“He provided entertainment and a light-hearted banter which ended our evening off on a great note. Al... was fun, read the audience well and, although the group was small, managed to get everyone to feel comfortable.”Oracle Airtime SalesPlease would you extend my thanks to Al Prodgers, he was fantastic and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon!Clare, Exclusive Books“Tremendous cheering greeted South African and world-renowned stand-up comedian Al Prodgers… Prodgers was in top form and decimated every conceivable convention… It is a top-class performance.” The Windhoek Observer“Stand Up SA… is woven together by the skills of hilarious compere Al Prodgers. You're likely to come away with a new respect for the power of laughter and the role it has played in transforming a country.”South Africa Times (London)“All credit to the master of ceremonies, Al Prodgers, for injecting some contrast into the proceedings… Prodgers, brisk and upbeat, jabbed at the audience without trying to draw blood.”The Times of London“I would like to thank you for providing us with a wonderful performance. I have gotten only positive feedback from it. Thank you again and I hope we can talk soon.” Al Prodgers is one of SA's Best Corporate Entertainers,  Stand up Comedians and Emcees. If you're looking for a top-notch Corporate Entertainer, Stand up Comedian and Emcee for your Corporate event or function, we invite you to seriously consider Al Prodgers. •	Conferences  •	Gala dinners  •	Year-end functions  •	Charity functions  •	Golf days •	Auctions Al Prodgers is available for... Al has regularly appeared on international comedy stages from Seychelles and Mauritius to sophisticated venues in London, UK. He has entertained audiences in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and worked in Windhoek, Maputo, Gaborone Zambia and Uganda at home on the African continent. Al achieved notable success as a finalist at the Yuk Yuks Great Canadian Laugh Off (2007), an international comedy competition in Toronto with thousands of entrants from around the world. Al won all the way through to the grand final, the last round of 8 comics. He is the only non-Canadian act to have made it to the big clincher.In 2002, Al hosted the comedy festival, "Stand up South Africa" in London and won excellent reviews for his hilarious explanation of his homeland to intrigued international spectators and homesick expatriates alike.When legendary US comedian, Steven Wright toured South Africa, Al Prodgers was chosen to support him in Cape Town. South African Events  •	Al regulary performs on major stages throughout South Africa, including the 2010 Vodacom Funny Festival in the Baxter Theatre Concert Hall, Cape Town. •	In 2008, Al featured on the Johannesburg Arts Alive Festival comedy bill. He has performed in this hugely popular event every year since 2005. •	He thrilled the crowd at the 94.7/Rapport Raw Rocks Festival in the Sun City Super Bowl this year. •	He’s been a regular at the Smirnoff International Comedy Festival and has had successful solo shows at the Grahamstown Festival Fringe. •	Al is a popular feature at the King Size Comedy Jams in major centres around the country. •	In 2006, he flew the flag in Durban at the East Coast Radio Comedy Invasion Tour with visiting Australian and British comics. Television Al presented, FuelDuel, a reality show broadcast on Mindset Learn, DSTV.Al co-hosted the SABC 3 actuality programme, Zooming in on Men.His performance at the Yuk Yuks Great Canadian Laugh Off was filmed for the highly rated channel, “The Comedy Network” and viewed across North America.Other appearances include Comedy Showcase and The Barry Hilton Show as well as an ongoing comic character (Maxime) on Africa’s most watched soapy, Generations. For variety, he also played a homicidal maniac on Isidingo. Corporate Stand-Up/Mc  •	Most recently, Al undertook a national, 5-city tour to launch Cadbury’s Local & Lekker chocolate. •	He also entertained delegates from more than 27 countries at the Coca Cola East African Bottlers Conference. •	Al is an experienced emcee for multi-day conferences. Blue chip clients include Edcon/CNA and Volkswagen South Africa. •	He has worked for market leading communications companies such as The Blue Moon Company and VWV.
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Al Prodgers is one of SA's Best Corporate Entertainers, Stand up Comedians and Emcees.
If you're looking for a top-notch Corporate Entertainer, Stand up Comedian and Emcee for your Corporate event or function, we invite you to seriously consider Al Prodgers.
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Al has regularly appeared on international comedy stages from Seychelles and Mauritius to sophisticated venues in London, UK. He has entertained audiences in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and worked in Windhoek, Maputo, Gaborone Zambia and Uganda at home on the African continent.
Al achieved notable success as a finalist at the Yuk Yuks Great Canadian Laugh Off (2007), an international comedy competition in Toronto with thousands of entrants from around the world. Al won all the way through to the grand final, the last round of 8 comics. He is the only non- Canadian act to have made it to the big clincher. In 2002, Al hosted the comedy festival, "Stand up South Africa" in London and won excellent reviews for his hilarious explanation of his homeland to intrigued international spectators and homesick expatriates alike. When legendary US comedian, Steven Wright toured South Africa, Al Prodgers was chosen to support him in Cape Town.
South African Events Al regulary performs on major stages throughout South Africa, including the 2010 Vodacom Funny Festival in the Baxter Theatre Concert Hall, Cape Town. In 2008, Al featured on the Johannesburg Arts Alive Festival comedy bill. He has performed in this hugely popular event every year since 2005. He thrilled the crowd at the 94.7/Rapport Raw Rocks Festival in the Sun City Super Bowl this year. He’s been a regular at the Smirnoff International Comedy Festival and has had successful solo shows at the Grahamstown Festival Fringe. Al is a popular feature at the King Size Comedy Jams in major centres around the country. In 2006, he flew the flag in Durban at the East Coast Radio Comedy Invasion Tour with visiting Australian and British comics.
Television Al presented, FuelDuel, a reality show broadcast on Mindset Learn, DSTV. Al co-hosted the SABC 3 actuality programme, Zooming in on Men. His performance at the Yuk Yuks Great Canadian Laugh Off was filmed for the highly rated channel, “The Comedy Network” and viewed across North America. Other appearances include Comedy Showcase and The Barry Hilton Show as well as an ongoing comic character (Maxime) on Africa’s most watched soapy, Generations. For variety, he also played a homicidal maniac on Isidingo.
Corporate Stand-Up/Mc Most recently, Al undertook a national, 5- city tour to launch Cadbury’s Local & Lekker chocolate. He also entertained delegates from more than 27 countries at the Coca Cola East African Bottlers Conference. Al is an experienced emcee for multi-day conferences. Blue chip clients include Edcon/CNA and Volkswagen South Africa. He has worked for market leading communications companies such as The Blue Moon Company and VWV.
“Dear… Al. Thank you very much for your contribution to our roadshow. It was a pleasure to have (a) professional like you on board and I hope we can work together again in the near future. We're getting lots of positive comments following last night's extravaganza - you were smokin'!” Johan Bornman, CEO Cell Media (Pty) Ltd “Al, just a quick note from me to thank you for the Comparex Africa Conference. You were an angel with two wings amongst some "pigeons".... I sincerely hope that this is only the first of many more.” Elbe Mmabontle Smith, Comparex Africa Conference “Just a note of thanks for… Al Prodgers… I am pleased to say that we thoroughly enjoyed listening to him and that we can highly recommend him!” Isolde Ruyssenaers, Payroll Product Manager “Thank you for the professional way you handled your duties as MC and for the great comedy slot… You definitely added that extra touch that was needed to make the conference production a success.” Danie Greyling, Dezinamite "Disarmingly charming. You'll emerge as I did, grinning broadly and wiping away tears of laughter." Cue (Grahamstown Festival) “Thank you so much for all your help. The evening was a success and Al Prodgers provided side-splitting comedy!!! I don't know what we would have done without him. His professionalism is outstanding. Again thanks so much for all your help and effort!!!!!” Jill, Jewish Women's Benevolent Society “The night is ably compered by Al Prodgers, a likeable host nattily dressed in a gingham suit… His set-up about sniffer dogs, for example, is brilliant.” www.chortle.co.uk “Thanx again for a wonderful show. The weekend as a whole was successful and we had a lot of comments and praises.” Valdy Brinkman, Valmark Communications “He provided entertainment and a light-hearted banter which ended our evening off on a great note. Al... was fun, read the audience well and, although the group was small, managed to get everyone to feel comfortable.” Oracle Airtime Sales Please would you extend my thanks to Al Prodgers, he was fantastic and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon! Clare, Exclusive Books “Tremendous cheering greeted South African and world-renowned stand-up comedian Al Prodgers… Prodgers was in top form and decimated every conceivable convention… It is a top-class performance.” The Windhoek Observer “Stand Up SA… is woven together by the skills of hilarious compere Al Prodgers. You're likely to come away with a new respect for the power of laughter and the role it has played in transforming a country.” South Africa Times (London) “All credit to the master of ceremonies, Al Prodgers, for injecting some contrast into the proceedings… Prodgers, brisk and upbeat, jabbed at the audience without trying to draw blood.” The Times of London “I would like to thank you for providing us with a wonderful performance. I have gotten only positive feedback from it. Thank you again and I hope we can talk soon.”