Comedian Doc Vikela goes solo

HARARE - After four years of performing alongside several upcoming and established comedians, Victor Mpofu, who is better known as Doc Vikela, will for the first time hold a solo performance at the Alliance Francaise.

The Gokwe-born comedian’s show, set for August 7, will run under the theme “Trust me I am a doctor.”

Doc Vikela told the Daily News that the time was now ripe for him to strengthen his personal brand.

“I think after four years of consistent performance of the art form I am now ready to break out and establish my brand. I feel very ready to do one-man shows,” said the rising comedian.

In keeping with his nickname, Doc Vikela has promised to “treat” all ailments during the 90-minute long show.

“I will be treating any condition that fans may deem troublesome in their lives. I will cure everyone in attendance on the night, trust me,” he said.

The August 7 show will be Doc Vikela’s second performance of the month. His last show was the “Comedy Banger” at the Book Café where he shared the stage with Simba The Comic King, South Africa-based Andrew Manyika and South Africa’s Farhan Esat among other comedians.

Doc Vikela, one of the founders of Simuka Comedy, is a product of the Book Café Open Mic sessions which he frequented three years ago. He has since performed on various stages in Harare and other cities receiving rave reviews. The 2012 winner of the Most Improved Comedian Award from the Zimbabwe Germany Society, performed in South Africa in February this year.

Comments (2)

Sky is the limit for you Doc. Proudly Zim local is lekker.

Tiri - 29 July 2014

hauite hauite hauite

Blavance - 31 July 2014

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