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Pidgin English show makes debut

The first season of family comedy talkshow Chop Knuckle with Chriso has hit screens across the country.

Produced in pidgin English, the show focuses on professional comedians, actors and artists.

Chop Knuckle producer and host Chris Iheuwa said: “It is a great opportunity to interact with these professionals and also give them an opportunity and avenue to express themselves freely and comfortably.”

The 12-episode show airs on WazobiaTV on Tuesdays at 20.30, with repeats on WazobiaMax, MyTV, GoTV and StarTimes at 15.00 on Saturdays and 18.00 on Sundays.

So far, 14 Nigerian guests have been featured on the show, including Omowunmi Dada, Frank Donga, Woli Arole, AsiriComedy, Lepacious Bose, Funky Mallam and Abayomi Alvain.

“I trust that fellow artists and sportsmen will leverage this platform to reach out to their fans in a comfortable and grassroots way for easy communication and appreciation,” Iheuwa said.

Iheuwa holds a BA and an MA in theatre arts. He appears in AM Africa series Battleground and has worked on stage productions, TV series, movies and radio spanning a 20-year career.

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Audu to direct first movie

Nollwood actress and producer Judith Audu, star of 2016 film Just Not Married, has announced she will be moving into the world of film directing.

Judith Audu

The CEO of Judith Audu Productions will make her directing debut with the release of a short film titled Mirabel.

Mirabel is a movie adaptation of a poem of the same name by Moses Akerele, an actor and TV presenter who will also be acting a lead role in the short film. It is an emotional drama that will be produced and directed by Audu.

According to Audu, directing the film is “a new terrain for me and I’m only too glad to take on the responsibility. I’ve never been afraid of a challenge so I urge all my fans to look out for this short movie.” The release date of the film is yet to be announced.

Audu has featured in numerous TV sitcoms, including Tinsel, Emerald, Seekers, Burning Spears, Huzzel, 4 Walls, Comfort Zone, Rush, Funtime, Life is Beautiful, Case File, House Apart and Queens Drive. She has also produced a number of movies, such as Obsession, Just Married and Stormy Hearts.

Mirabel will star Omowunmi Dada, Tunbosun Aiyedehin, Maimuna Yahaya, Naomi Ojochide Yahaya, Chris Iheuwa and Steve Enagbare, among others.

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