stand up comedian
He has been on the line-up of The Cape Town International Comedy Festival two years running, alongside some of the the world’s best comedians and some of the great black South African comedians, famous for the ‘Blacks Only’ comedy festival.
He has turned his comedy skills to writing comedy movie screenplays and television scripts, bringing some of his observational comedy and characters to a broader audience and bigger screens.
David Newton is a multi award winning, international stand up comedian from Cape Town, South Africa. regarded as one of the best live comedians, he is now performing his live comedy series in LA comedy clubs and various hot comedy club locations all over America. You’ve seen him at night comedy clubs like The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, The Improv Comedy Clubs, Cellar Comedy Club (and many others in Hollywood and NY).
David Newton has 5 hour long comedy specials: 'Defending The Laid Man' (2005), 'Politically Incorrect' (2007), 'Nothing But The Truth' (2009), 'Dekaf' (producer/writer/director) & 'The Hard Way' (2014) which have earned him 4 comedy award nominations including ‘Stand up Comic Of The Year’ (SA Comedy Awards 2007) and 2 wins including ‘The Golden Ovation Award’ (NatFest 2009) & ‘Best Performer’ (Speakers Inc. 2010.