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Russell Peters returns to South Africa in May 2019 as part of his Deported World Tour.
Comedy Central and Real Concerts are thrilled to announce global comedy superstar Russell Peters is returning to South Africa as part of his brand-new Deported World Tour. The Emmy®, Gemini® and Peabody® award-winning comic will perform a limited three-city tour bringing his unique and sometimes controversial brand of humour to South Africa once again. Peters’ new show features all-new material including plenty of Russell’s signature audience interactions.
- 17 May 2019 – Grand Arena, GrandWest, Cape Town
- 19 May 2019 – Sun Arena, Time Square, Pretoria
- 21 May 2019 – The Globe, Suncoast Casino, Durban
Russell Peters returns to live touring after taking time off to film his smash hit CTV/Netflix series The Indian Detective. The Indian Detective also stars Anupam Kher (The Big Sick, Silver Linings Playbook), William Shatner (Star Trek), Christina Cole (Suits, Casino Royale) and Mishqah Parthiephal (Keeping Up with the Kandasamys).
Peters can also be seen in the films, The Clapper with Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried and Tracy Morgan as well as Supercon with Ryan Kwanten and John Malkovich, and Adventures in Public School with Judy Greer.
The Deported World Tour kicked off in Australia and New Zealand in February 2018 and has already travelled to over 29 cities in 20 countries and been seen by over 100 00 fans worldwide. The tour will continue well into 2019 and Peters will then take an extended break from live touring to focus on other ventures and spend more time at home with his daughter.
Listed on the Forbes List as one of the top ten Highest Earning Comics in the US since 2009, Peters has spent the last 29 years building a career to become one of the biggest comics in the world. Thanks to YouTube and his global following, Peters has sold-out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House. Peters has also performed for the troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and on the USS Eisenhower and the HMCS Winnipeg, and appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Lopez Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and on HBO, CNN, MTV, BBC, Showtime and Comedy Central. Peters 2010 memoir, Call Me Russell, was a Globe and Mail number one bestseller in Canada.