Windhoek - Leading stand-up comedian Loyiso Gola’s acclaimed comedy special Unlearning premieres on Netflix on March 23, 2021.
Unlearning is the first African Original of this year on Netflix, and the stand-up comedian is the first African to have a full solo show on the streaming platform. However, it is not his first appearance on Netflix as he was part of the Comedians to the World special, which was released in 2019.
Gola said of the solo special, "Happy and humble to announce that my Netflix special Unlearning is coming out 23 March. It will be Netflix's first African Stand Up Original. OH WHAT A FEELING!"
Unlearning made its debut in 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland, before embarking on a worldwide tour.
The Netflix version was filmed in Gola’s hometown of Cape Town, South Africa at Zeits Mocca.
He has previously cracked ribs with shows such as I'm Frank, followed by Loyiso Gola for President, Coming Home, Life and Times, Professional Black, Loyiso Gola Live and State of the Nation.
Gola has also tried his hand at acting and screenwriting, with productions such as The Pure Monate Show, Catching Feelings and Late Night News with Loyiso Gola.