Sat, 07 Oct|
A master of comedy with puns that will have you in stitches, Munya Chawawa is at the forefront of a new age of entertainment. Emerging from the world of social media, Munya burst onto the scene thanks to his satirical humour, rapid reactive commentary, and roster of original personalities.
Time & Location
07 Oct 2023, 19:00 – 21:00
The Leadmill, 6 Leadmill Rd, Sheffield, UK
About the Event
First achieving viral success as ‘Caribbean chef’ Jonny Oliver in 2019, Munya has introduced an array of humour-laced personalities since; from reaching #2 in the iTunes hip-hop chart as posh drill rapper Unknown P to hosting Netflix’s YouTube news as infamous anchorman Barty Crease, these characters combine powerful pop-cultural commentary with comedic entertainment.
Having established his online presence, the Zimbabwe-born entertainer has started to make a name for himself on national television and streaming platforms, both in front of and behind the camera. Munya has appeared on BBC One’s Celebrity Masterchef and Sky One’s Dating No Filter, written and presented Channel 4’s Complaints Welcome, executively produced YouTube Original’s BAFTA Nominated Race Around Britain, and hosted the prestigious MOBO Awards for both YouTube and BBC One.
Munya’s talents have seen him collaborate with some of the world’s most influential brands across a multitude of industries. Working alongside Samsung, Adidas, the BRITs, Patta, COPA90, Nandos, and Netflix, these partnerships have showcased his ability to devise ideas, produce original content, handle the production, and front campaigns.
The Guardian, The Independent, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, GQ, i-D, The Face, GRM Daily, and Complex Magazine have all sung his praises, demonstrating Munya’s appeal to national audiences and subcultural scenes alike.