366 - Loyiso Gola Returns


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On the eve of his first solo Netflix special, one of South Africa’s finest comedy exports returns to the show to discuss the challenges of filming a show in Covid times, and the influence of his movie-grown director in planning the shoot. We talk with double Emmy-nominated Loyiso about compromising decisions on and off TV; his aim to improve rather than earn; the value and price of stubbornness; and why “clarity is freedom”…

Loyiso Gola: Unlearning is available now on Netflix.



15 minutes of extra content available exclusively to members of the Insiders Club includes Loyiso in detail on his filming technique, why crowdwork is a dangerous drug, and his conscious effort not to exploit trauma for material…

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