#22. Stand-up stardom – Daliso Chaponda on hitting the big time with the help of Britain’s Got Talent
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Daliso Chaponda is a stand-up comedian and writer.

During the podcast, Daliso discusses his childhood growing up in Africa, first in Zambia and then following his family's return to Malawi where they had fled during Hastings Banda’s dictatorship.

Simon and Daliso discuss his move into stand-up comedy whilst studying in Africa and his subsequent success in Radio and TV.

Daliso shares his experience of touring across Africa, including being threatened with arrest following a joke told in Malawi.

Simon asks Daliso about his future plans, including his 2022 UK National Tour.

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