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
Al is a popular feature at the King Size
Comedy Jams in major centres around the
In 2006, he flew the flag in Durban at the
East Coast Radio Comedy Invasion Tour with
visiting Australian and British comics.
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
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.
Most recently, Al undertook a national, 5-
city tour to launch Cadbury’s Local &
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.”
“Thanx again for a wonderful show. The weekend as a
whole was successful and we had a lot of comments
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
Oracle Airtime Sales
Please would you extend my thanks to Al Prodgers, he
was fantastic and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the
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
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