The local and internationally renowned comedian, Trevor Noah, has announced the release of his upcoming new Netflix show, ‘Son of Patricia’.

Noah is known for his stand up comedic talent and hilarious hosting abilities on United States hit, ‘The Daily Show’. The local celebrity has even taken his stardom across waters, attending international events such as the Emmy Awards.

Known as South Africa’s ‘funny man’, Noah took to social media to announce the launch of his new Netflix show.

The show is scheduled to launch on November 20 and features a brand new original stand up comedy show.

‘Son of Patricia’ is the second feature stand up by Noah on Netflix.

Information regarding who ‘Patricia’ may reference is yet to be revealed but many have their personal speculations.

The first feature, ‘Afraid of the Dark’ was hugely popular and left viewers giggling in their seats, making his upcoming release a long awaited one.

According to Netflix, ‘Son of Patricia’ touches on racism, immigration, camping and more. The show promises to keep locals laughing.

Here is the adorable clip, featuring Noah’s chicken-costume assistant¬†

Noah is flying the flag high for South Africa, making us proud with his involvements and developments in the industry, from becoming a respected writer, producer and actor to most recently  hosting a wildly popular television show.

He doesn’t seem to be slowing down and is taking the world by storm with his clever wit and hilarious commentary. He will be touring the United States of America as part of the ‘Loud and Clear Tour’ in the upcoming months.

Audiences from around the world commented on his social media announcement, asking him to perform in their home country.


Picture: Trevor Noah/ Facebook

Article written by


We love this place! Cape Town Etc features news, reviews, entertainment and lifestyle in the Mother City.