Habeeb Khan, Oliver Samuels honoured at comedy festival

Comedic legends Habeeb Khan of Guyana and Oliver Samuels of Jamaica were honoured on November 4, when Guyana hosted the Caribbean Comedy Festival at Thirst Park, Georgetown.

Khan’s award was for his many years of entertaining in the regional industry, while Samuels was awarded for transforming the stage of comedy and celebrating 42 years in the industry.

In his acceptance speech—a moment of seriousness amid a night of laughs—Samuels spoke of keeping the festival and the awards alive and urged the audience to support Caribbean artistes.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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