Starship Improvise

Chris Forrest

Comedian, MC, Voiceover Artist, Actor & Radio Presenter

Starship Improvise - Chris ForrestSome call him South Africa's answer to Steven Wright, others say who is Steven Wright, whilst others say we're out of milk can you please pick some up on your way home?

Chris Forrest has been on the forefront of the South African Comedy scene since the late nineties. His unique dry sense of humour, quick wit and intelligent comedy has made him one of the country’s most popular comedians and ensured that audiences are left in stitches wherever he goes.

Equally at home MCing an evening or just doing a spot, Chris started out at the “Funny Farm” at what was then called the Randburg Waterfront, and has since gone on to perform on every worthwhile comedy club, showcase or festival in the country including South Africa’s premier comedy show: The 466 64 “It’s No Joke” comedy show as one of South Africa’s top 10 comics, he’s also a regular on the Heavyweight Comedy Jam, The Blacks Only Show and the Kingsize Comedy Show. International festivals include: The Edinburgh Festival, The Lyric Theatre in London and The Round Table Comedy Show in Ghana.

As one of S.A comedy’s most versatile performers, Chris has worked in almost every facet of comedy, including; stand up comedy, improv comedy, sketch comedy (stage, TV and radio), sitcom, feature films, industrial theatre, numerous TV adverts, a comedy rap album and many more weird and wonderful things, Chris also prides himself in his ability to “cross over” having successfully entertained people of all races, religions colours and creeds, across the length and breadth of the country as well as internationally.

Always evolving, Chris looks to be here to stay

TV Appearances
The Pure Monate Show  (Also co-wrote)
Sorted
Komplex
So You Think You’re Funny (Also co-ordinated tasks etc)
The Coconuts (Also co-wrote)
LOL MNET
LOL M’zanzi Magic
Numerous Guest Appearances on different talk shows.

Adverts
Sasol (Coach Joe)
Vodacom (The “Yo” guy)
E-Bucks (Four different versions of Chris Arguing)
E-Bucks (hidden camera giving stuff away)
Nando’s (2010 campign, make foreigners feel at home)
Toyota (Mouth and voice of Buddy the Boxer)

Movies
Straight Outta Benoni
Footskating 101
White Wedding
Blitz Patrollie (coming soon)
District 9 (deleted scenes)

Radio & Viral
The Mind of The Mystic Tokoloshe
Oom Frik’s life advice
94.7’s Poker Face
Virgin Active 2010 Super Fan Campaign.

Corporate Clients
BHP Billiton, Sasol, MTN, Vodacom, FNB, Sunday Times, ROCCI, Microsoft, Samsung, Midas, First National Battery, Apple, Northgate, SAB, China Central Bank, Murray & Roberts, Nestle, Standard Bank, Gold Reef City, IBM, Waltons, Pick n Pay, Steffanutti Stocks, Spar, Federal Mogul, Shaft Sinkers, Turbovent, Business Conection, The Red Ants, Various Government Departments, Incredible Connection, Deutsche Bank, Kraft Foods, AMEX, UNISA, Rectron Technologies, Spur, Siemens, Experion, Sanlam, Coca-cola, Heineken, Subaru and many more.

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