Daliso Chaponda comes home


United Kingdom-based comedian Daliso Chaponda is expected to perform in the country in November.

Daliso, who came third in this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, will perform at Victoria Gardens in Blantyre on November 24 and Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe on November 25.

Qoncept Creatives’ Creat ive Director, Q Malewezi, who is a renowned poet, confirmed the development on Friday.


“Yes, Daliso is coming for pe r formanc e s in November. We have the first show in Blantyre and then the second show in Lilongwe,” Malewezi said.

It is not the first time for Daliso to perform in the country but this is the first time since his impressive performance in this year’s Britain’s Got Talent.

The comedian recently also came out to announce his first tour.


The comedian said he was going full throttle with a tour titled ‘What The African Said’.

The stand-up comedian, son to former minister George Chaponda, has since been signed by CKP Productions and Road Global.

CKP Productions and Roar Global is one of the biggest and agencies.

Daliso is using his success in coming third in Britain’s Got Talent show to launch a 31-date UK tour for next year.

According to media reports, the tour also follows the commission of his first Radio 4 show, Citizen Of Nowhere, which will also air next year.

The Malawian-born stand-up comedian is one of the biggest hits of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, with clips of his appearances attracting more than 12 million views on YouTube.

The stand-up comedian, who was recently featured on BBC Focus on Africa, was fast-tracked to the semi-finals when Amanda Holden used her ‘golden buzzer’ to put him through.

Daliso is also a prolific fiction writer and co-created and starred in Radio 4’s drama ‘When the Laughter Stops’ in 2014

His tour will start on February 8 at Nottingham’s Glee Club and end at Edinburgh’s Queens Hall on April 27.

Daliso, who was the guest during the Malawi Achievers Awards 2017, told The Daily Times recently that he would hold more shows and that he was looking forward to performing in Africa.

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