June 8, 2018

Barry Hilton UK and Ireland Tour this July

Barry Hilton is taking it easy by being busier than ever With a third outlet of his signature Nou Gaan Ons Braaiclothing range having just opened […]
June 4, 2018

Why your company should invest in Barry Hilton’s Talk Funny Workshop

Humour in business is key and Barry Hilton is offering workshops to help companies excel. By Caryn Edwards– 2018-06-01   It’s all about getting down to […]
February 16, 2018

Barry’s headed for London this Summer

After performances in Australia (at the Sydney Opera House), Canada, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, it’s evident that Barry is not only one of South Africa’s favourite […]
February 14, 2018

The Live Series Presents Barry Hilton: Grey Matters

The Live Series Presents Barry Hilton: Grey Matters is a 75-minute stand-up comedy special featuring one of South Africa’s best comedians performing in front of a […]
January 22, 2018

The LIVE SERIES DVD featuring Barry Hilton to be filmed in February

BARRY HILTON will soon feature in a new exclusive comedy show to be filmed at Gold Reef City’s Lyric Theatre on 23 and 24 February. Produced […]
November 8, 2017

Vereeniging Barnyard presents: Barry Hilton – 11 Nov

After what can only be described as one of the most successful careers in South African stand-up history, Barry Hilton’s show, “Evolver”, takes it to the […]
November 8, 2017

Comedian Barry Hilton heading for Silverstar this December

The year is winding up and chances are that you need a bit of winding down. And what better way to do exactly that than losing […]
August 29, 2017
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Barry at East Coast Radio’s Concert, Comedy and Craft on 25 September

East Coast Radio adds a new family-friendly event to its calendar – East Coast Radio’s Concert, Comedy and Craft, in association with 1Life, will be held on […]
August 17, 2017

Memorable Moments with Barry Hilton to mark Heritage Day at Sun City

One of the highlights of Sun City’s Heritage Day celebration on 24 September 2017 is a grand scale standup comedy show in the expansive Sun Park […]
August 17, 2017

Hilarity headed for Hermanus Comedy Club

  Keep the good times rolling with a night of fun and laughter at The Hermanus Comedy Club on Sunday, 3 September. Hosted by veteran award […]
July 25, 2017

Van Der Merwe is set to release in SA cinemas

Every country has a person who is the butt of all jokes. In Ireland, it is Paddy. In Israel, it is Hymie and in South Africa, […]
July 17, 2017

Comedy with Barry Hilton in Cape Town on Friday, 4 August

Fresh from sell out shows with rave reviews in Hong Kong, Canada and the UAE, South Africa’s favorite cousin and comedian, Barry Hilton will be performing […]
June 22, 2017

Barry Hilton performs in AbuDhabi, Dubai, Doha and Oman

The Laughter Factory presents Barry Hilton Comedy Shows One of South Africa’s biggest names in stand-up comedy will be kicking off his Middle East tour in […]
May 31, 2017

Comedy legend Barry Hilton returning to Abu Dhabi

South African comedy veteran to light up the Park Rotana on Wednesday June 28 South African comedy legend Barry Hilton is coming back to Abu Dhabi […]
May 29, 2017

Guild Theatre – East London – One Night Only

Catch South Africa’s favorite funny man, Barry Hilton in East London at the Guild Theatre on Friday, 9 June 2017. Fresh from a 7-city tour of […]
April 3, 2017

Barry Hilton is SA’s funniest celebrity

To celebrate April Fool’s Day and to support Comedy Central’s #MakeLifeFunnier campaign, the number one comedy channel in the world decided to undertake the first Comedy […]
March 9, 2017

Canada set to enjoy Barry Hilton Humour

With a fan base that spans continents, comedian Barry Hilton continues to rake up hundreds of thousands of air miles. “I’ve probably got more air miles […]
March 8, 2017

Top Comedians hook up with Comedy Central for fun new promotional campaign #makelifefunnier

Twenty-one of the country’s top comedians are joining forces with Comedy Central in making Mzansi comedy fans fall head-over-heels in love with home-grown stand-up comedy. Kicking […]
February 16, 2017

Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur – February 2017

With a fan base that spans continents, one of South Africa’s most travelled comedians, Barry Hilton, is once again performing in Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala […]
January 19, 2017

Big 5 Comedy Show Cape Town

The Big 5 Comedy Show returns by popular demand, this time to the Grand Arena at GrandWest in Cape Town on the 4th of March 2017. […]
January 18, 2017

Barry Hilton brings the laughs to Gold Reef City

Comedy aficionados are in for two nights of pure comedy gold as Barry Hilton takes to the stage with his new show Evolver at The Lyric, […]
November 4, 2016

Barry Hilton Heading East in 2017

South Africa’s favourite cousin and globetrotting comedian, Barry Hilton is heading East. The award winning comedy icon, will be performing in Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala […]
November 1, 2016

Barry Does Durban

  Award winning South African comedian, Barry Hilton will be performing in Durban at the Gateway Barnyard on Sunday 20 November. His show, Evolver, will have […]
October 12, 2016

Krugersdorp Are You Ready?

  South Africa’s elastic faced, king of clean comedy, Barry Hilton, brings his ultra funny, slick new production, Evolver, to Silverstar on 28 and 29 October […]
October 11, 2016

A Night of Riotous Laughter in Hermanus

This month’s Hermanus Comedy Club on Sunday, 23 October promises to have you laughing out loud with hilarious sets from popular Cape Town based comedians Gino […]
September 22, 2016

Comedy Night will leave you gasping for air

This month’s Hermanus Comedy Club on Sunday, 25 September promises to have you laughing out loud with hilarious sets from popular Cape Town based comedians Carl […]
September 13, 2016

Nou Gaan Ons Braai

It started as a joke around the fire! Next thing it was a story in my show, then it made it onto my DVD and in […]
August 16, 2016

September sees Barry Hilton unleash Evolver on Port Elizabeth

After what can only be described as one of the most successful careers in South African stand-up comedy history, Barry Hilton’s new show, “Evolver”, takes it […]
August 15, 2016
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Mitchell’s Plain Welcomes Barry Hilton for One Night Only

Premium Sports Bar in Westridge, Mitchell’s Plain will host multi-award winning comedian, ‘My Cousin’, Barry Hilton, for one night only. Performing live at the Premium Comedy […]
August 1, 2016

Comedy Cruising in Hermanus

Whales, wine and art are the top activities to entertain and enthrall tourists to Hermanus. And now, there is another – COMEDY. The monthly comedy nights […]
July 26, 2016

The Big 5 Comedy Show

On the 5th and 6th of October, Cape Town will be treated to the biggest names in stand-up comedy. No longer confined to the wild, we […]
July 22, 2016

Barry Hilton: Evolver – One Night only in Centurion

  South Africa’s elastic faced, king of clean comedy, Barry Hilton, brings his ultra funny, slick new production, Evolver, to The Centurion Theatre on 8 October […]
July 20, 2016

The Big 5 Comedy Show for the Artscape Opera House in October

On the 5th and 6th of October, Cape Town will be treated to the biggest names in stand-up comedy, all on one stage on the same […]
June 13, 2016

Stuart Taylor, Calvin Benson and Kobus Galloway to perform at Hermanus Comedy Club in July

July’s sizzling Comedy Club line-up features the celebrated Stuart Taylor as headline act, Calvin Benson as support and Kobus Galloway as open mic. The hilarious Stuart […]
June 9, 2016

Upstairs at Barry’s – Motivational Talks

He is one of the funniest guys around, but truth be told he wasn’t simply born this way. Being born into a working class tradesman family, […]
June 2, 2016

Comedy Night in Stanford Village

Enjoy a night of non-stop laughs with award winning South African comedian Barry Hilton in Stanford on 24 June. It’s a family friendly show and proceeds […]
May 26, 2016

Hermanus Comedy Club features Mel Jones, Liam Bento and Stuart Cairns

Get your monthly dose of comedy at the Hermanus Comedy Club on Sunday 12 June, at The Class Room in Sandbaai. Cape Town comedy heavy weights […]
April 30, 2016

Rob Van Vuuren, Khanyiso Kenqa and Phil De Lange for Hermanus Comedy Club

There has been a comedic revolution in South Africa and it’s found it’s way to Hermanus! Each month, local comedian Barry Hilton arranges for Cape Town’s […]
April 12, 2016

Comedy Thrills for KZN

Directly from shows in the Seychelles, Mauritius and onboard an international cruise liner, South African comedy legend Barry Hilton will perform in Durban and Port Edward […]
April 1, 2016

Great Comedy Night in Hermanus

Three of South Africa’s youngest and brightest rising comedy stars are heading to Hermanus for a night of rip-roaring fun and laughter.   Kagiso KG Mokgadi, Yaaseen […]
March 22, 2016

It’s a Date – March Newsletter

I’ll be focusing on corporate events and motivational talks until the end of this year, but first there are two incredible public shows I’m looking forward […]
March 10, 2016

Comedy Legend Barry Hilton unleashes Evolver on the Wild Coast

South Africa’s elastic faced, king of clean comedy, Barry Hilton, brings his ultra funny, slick new production, Evolver, to Sun International’s Wild Coast Sun for a […]
March 3, 2016


Directly from stellar, sold out performances in Australia and Zimbabwe, South African Comedy icon Barry Hilton has a couple of sizzling performances is on home ground […]
March 2, 2016

Barry Hilton named Paul Harris Fellow

The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International has named Barry Hilton a Paul Harris Fellow in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of […]
February 24, 2016

Zimbabwean Born Comedian, Barry Hilton, jets into Africa after Sydney Opera House Performance

  Fresh from his stellar performance at the world-renowned Sydney Opera House, Zimbabwean born comedian Barry Hilton, will be performing for one night only in Harare […]
February 12, 2016

Barry wows Sydney Opera House with Stellar Performance

International award-winning comedian, Barry Hilton, is back in South Africa after wowing the iconic Sydney Opera House. Describing his two-hour solo show on the world-renowned stage, […]
January 8, 2016

Durban hosts first Barry Hilton Evolver Show

Barry Hilton’s new comedy show, Evolver, starts touring in Durban at Sibaya on 26 February. With his phenomenal instincts and technical skill as a performer, Barry […]
January 4, 2016

One Night Only in Harare, Zimbabwe

After what can only be described as one of the most successful careers in South African stand-up history, Barry Hilton shows no sign of slowing down. […]
November 27, 2015

Whale of a Comedy Revolution in Hermanus

  Keep the good times rolling with a night of fun and laughter at The Original Deli and Wine Lab in Hermanus on Sunday, 20 December. […]
November 26, 2015

South Africa’s national treasure is coming to Australia for you, his family!

Barry Hilton, the award-winning South African comedian, cannot wait to perform for all his cousins Down Under in limited shows at Australia’s most iconic venues, including […]
October 16, 2015

Here Comes the Hotstepper

Fresh from his electrifying performances at the Kuala Lumpur International Comedy Festival, award winning South African comedian, Barry Hilton, is set to thrill audiences in Gauteng […]
September 27, 2015

Popular comedian to bring down hammer on huge array of catering equipment

COMEDIAN BARRY HILTON will be the special guest at a huge auction to be hosted by Anglo Western Cape Auctioneers in Somerset West on September 30. […]
September 10, 2015

Barry’s performing at the Kuala Lumpur International Comedy Festival

“The Kuala Lumpur International Comedy Festival (KLICfest) is THE BIGGEST International Comedy Festival in the region.” The Kuala Lumpur International Comedy Festival (KLICFest) is set to become Asia’s […]
August 30, 2015

Barry Hilton is SA’s biggest selling resident comedian

With his solo performance for a staggering 4000 people in Johannesburg last Friday, award winning entertainer, Barry Hilton, has cemented his position as the country’s biggest […]
August 30, 2015

Hermanus hosts King of Comedy

Barry Hilton will be performing his highly anticipated new show in the beautiful seaside town of Hermanus on Friday 11 September. The seasoned comedian, who performs […]
August 25, 2015

Comedy Gold for Cape Town

Fresh off a movie set in the Northern Cape, South Africa’s most travelled comedian, Barry Hilton, is geared to ignite the Rockwell Theatre in Cape Town […]
August 20, 2015

One Night Only – Carnival City Big Top Arena: 28 August

Award winning South African comedy legend, Barry Hilton, will be performing at Carnival City for one night only on 28 August.  With his quick wit, laugh-out-loud […]
August 13, 2015

And the Show Goes On

Barry’s got a crazy couple of weeks headed his way. There just seems to be no slowing down for this veteran comedian who has been thrilling […]
August 3, 2015

Barry Hilton and Jack Parow head to Emnotweni for weekend of laughter and entertainment

BACK-TO-BACK ENTERTAINMENT AT EMNOTWENI IN NOVEMBER. Emnotweni will play host to a feast of entertainment in November with two very diverse performers! On Friday, 27 November […]
June 20, 2015

The Live Series DVD Comedy Collection

Comedy Fans are in for a real treat with the upcoming release of The Live Series DVD The Live Series proudly presents Barry Hilton live at […]
June 18, 2015

Barry Hilton – Justly June 

PUBLIC SHOWS Bursting with new material the Barry Hilton Live show is guaranteed to thrill both die-hard fans and also first timers. East London, 25 June […]
May 12, 2015

Barry Hilton on the Move

  Barnyard Run The Barnyard Theatres are South Africa’s most popular and lively theatre franchise. The fun, fresh atmosphere and dynamic performances draw capacity audiences night […]
February 27, 2015

March Mayhem

PORT ELIZABETH SHOW Friday, 13 March sees Barry Hilton take to the stage in Port Elizabeth at the Boardwalk Amphitheatre. It’ll be his first show back […]
February 10, 2015


THE LIVE SERIES:  BARRY HILTON   South African comedy stalwart, Barry Hilton kicks off M-Net’s new comedy show, The Live Series, available on BoxOffice from 16 […]
December 21, 2014

Fired up for the Festive Season

Zimbabwe Achievers Awards South Africa Everyone’s favourite cousin and comedian, Barry Hilton walked away a winner at the inaugural Zimbabwe Achievers Awards South Africa. At the […]
October 10, 2014

Barry’s been nominated

Zimbabwe Achievers Award Zimbabwean born comedian Barry Hilton has been nominated for a Zimbabwe Achievers Award.  Please vote for him by 12 October 2014 – Click […]
August 20, 2014

Get your Funny On with Barry Hilton

Following a great mini-tour of the UK in July, Barry will be performing abroad for the entire month of September. 8th HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL […]
July 23, 2014

Australia and New Zealand Next

Just home from a successful mini tour that saw him perform in eight UK venues, Barry has hit the ground running.  This week sees him launch […]
June 25, 2014

On The Road Again

SEVEN BARRY HILTON UK SHOWS IN JULY Barry’s been revving it up at the Top Gear Festival in Durban and after a couple of exhilarating rounds […]
May 23, 2014

A note from The Cousin, Barry Hilton

I LOVE SOUTH AFRICA GAME SHOW Watch the great new gameshow “I love South Africa” which celebrates our country and brings laughter with Barry and other […]
January 27, 2014


Barry’s 2014 is starting off with a bang (literally) as he heads to Hong Kong over Chinese New Year.  With street parades, fireworks, dancing dragons and […]
September 19, 2013

Flying High

Barry totally smashed the audiences at his four September performances in Las Vegas at the Improv at Harrah’s.  The trip was arranged and promoted by Emerald […]
March 28, 2013

l’m Easy

I’m easy.  Really, I am.  Sparkling water and a hand towel is what’s on my hospitality rider.  You’d laugh out loud or maybe choke in disbelief […]
August 20, 2012

Barry Hilton Cracks Gold in Australia

Comedian Barry Hilton’s 2012 tour of Australia and New Zealand got off to a great start in Melbourne at The Palms, Crown Casino on 3 August.  […]
January 2, 2007

Barry Hilton Live Lyric Theatre West End London 21 January

South Africa’s favourite funny man, Barry Hilton, otherwise known as “The Cousin”, is cooking up a storm.  His latest tasty offering is a mouth-watering combination of […]