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Watch a Tell Me About It bumper edition for the National Arts Festival

Your favourite hard hitting journalists are at it again, this time with a bumper edition feature to mark the start of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. In her signature gloriously awkward style, Tell Me About It’s Rachael Neary has interviewed a fine selection of theatre-makers involved in Fest this year: The sketch comedy group Thenx Ladies, Roberto Pombo and Joni Barnard of Father Father Father, as well as Jaques De Silva and Tyson Ngubeni (who are both in too many productions to list).

If you’re interested in some top tips for sketch comedy, the ins and outs of physical theatre or witnessing uncomfortable silences, watch the videos below. Then stay tuned for take two of TMAI x NAF next week.

Visit for the full schedule and showtimes. For a curated selection of things to see and do at the NAF this year, check out our insider’s guide.

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