He’s been on TV, in the movies, and now he’s coming to Vancouver Island. Go see Shaun Majumder and get ready for laughs. (Submitted)

Vancouver Island welcomes “That Feller You’ve Seen on TV”

Shaun Majumder brings his funny show to Nanaimo, Courtenay, Campbell River and Duncan

Interested in seeing how much your cheeks can hurt?

Then you may want to check out Gemini Award-winning actor, host and comedian Shaun Majumder as he unleashes his new stand-up comedy tour in four Vancouver Island communities.

Majumder and his opener and good friend, award-winning comedian and writer, Matt Wright, combine in this full-throttle, unabridged dissection of the current times.

“I don’t want to explain too much,” Majumder comments about this tour. “It’s about the time we live in with all the divisive nature of politics and society.”

Best known for his work as co-host on the critically acclaimed CBC series This Hour Has 22 Minutes, the film actor/writer/ comedian is a three-time Gemini award-winner and one of Canada’s top comics.

Raised in rural Newfoundland, Shaun’s clever and unique style of comedy have made him a household name. He is a favourite on the internationally-renowned Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, having hosted the TV series for three seasons.

Majumder has also starred in the Farrelly Brothers Fox comedy entitled Unhitched, which debuted in March 2008 just before his own Comedy Central Presents special debuted in April 2008. Majumder’s television career also includes appearances on Fox’s 24, Cedric the Entertainer Presents and most recently as a guest star on Robson Arms on CTV, the new series Less Than Kind, which will debut this fall on CHUM network and on Da Kink in My Hair on Global TV. His film credits include, Harold and Kumar go to White Castle, The Ladies Man, Pushing Tin, and Purpose and most recently, Bob Funk alongside Rachel Leigh Cook and Olympia Dukakis.

Joining Majumder on this cross-Canada tour is Wright, an award winning stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and director who has performed at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, Halifax Comedy Festival and has headlined comedy clubs from St. John’s to Vancouver.

Like Majumder, Matt grew up in Newfoundland and is currently a writer with This Hour has 22 Minutes. His latest comedy album Vasectomy Baby went to No. 2 on the iTunes Canadian Comedy charts and can be heard frequently on SiriusXM.

Island dates include the Port Theatre in Nanaimo June 18, Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay June 19, The Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River June 20 and the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan June 21.

Additional information can be found at www.shaunmajumder.com.

Just Posted

Mt. Washington to open ZipTour

Multi-stage zipline is largest summer investment in resort’s history

‘Police are ready’ for legal pot, say Canadian chiefs

But Canadians won’t see major policing changes as pot becomes legal

ELECTION 2018: Vancouver Islander politician ending unprecedented 40-year run

Mike Kokura served on the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District board since 1972

Surge in requests for help, reports of sexual assault since #MeToo

Growing demand for Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic’s services in first year of #MeToo

Growing numbers of Vancouver Islanders get flu shots

In 2017 alone, more than 240,000 people got vaccinated

Video: An up-close look at beluga whales in Hudson Bay

An up-close look as some belugas greet whale watchers off the coast of Churchill, Manitoba

Find your future at Black Press career fair in Victoria

More than 70 booths expected at Bay Street Armoury on Oct. 25

West Shore RCMP put best foot forward

Interaction with community a key focus of foot patrols

Canucks: Pettersson in concussion protocol, Beagle out with broken forearm

Head coach Travis Green called the hit ‘a dirty play’

5 tips for talking to your kids about cannabis

Health officials recommend sharing a harm reduction-related message.

NHL players say Canada’s legalization of marijuana won’t impact them

NHL players say the legalization of marijuana in Canada won’t change how they go about their business.

Automated cars could kill wide range of jobs, federal documents say

Internal government documents show that more than one million jobs could be lost to automated vehicles, with ripple effects far beyond the likeliest professions.

Surge of theft from vehicle in Sidney, North Saanich

Three in five cars stolen on Saanich Peninsula had keys or fobs in or nearby

Most Read