Angel Campey is a multi award winning South African comedian, MC, radio presenter, and TV comedy writer.
Angel Campey is a multi-award winning comedian, radio presenter and comedy screenwriter. Born in a government hospital in Durban, at a very young age, she then bumbled her way aimlessly through life until she tripped and fell into Comedy and everything made sense. Campey started her career in 2011 in the infamous underground comedy clubs of Long Street, Cape Town and has since become a mainstay of SA comedy, a regular at all of the top clubs and on line ups around the country.
Internationally, Angel’s headlined in top comedy clubs around New York City, performed in Montreal, Canada during the Just For Laughs comedy festival and toured to Lagos, Nigeria as well as Dar es Salaam, Tanzania performing with some of Africa’s comedy megastars.
Campey has two critically acclaimed, self written comedy specials under her belt, her debut was directed by Nik Rabinowitz and titled ‘Yes, Really Angel’ and her sold out smash hit, Devil’s Advocate toured from the National Arts Festival to the Baxter Theatre.
One of the writers on the double international Emmy Award Nominated ‘ZAnews: Puppet Nation’ Campey garnered multiple Screenwriter’s Guild Muse awards for her script-writing work as well as the 2018 SAFTA for best TV comedy writing.
She also worked behind the scenes as a writer and on camera as a comedian panelist, on the SAFTA winning comedic game show; Point of Order, that was on Showmax and SABC2.
The Host of Afternoon Drive on Cape Town’s Smile90.4fm Campey is on air daily from 3-6pm alongside her co-host Maurice Carpede. The team has been nominated for a 2020 SA Radio Award as one of the top Commercial Drive Shows in the country and Angel scooped the 2020 South African Comedy Awards win for the ‘Top Comedian on Radio’.
Her extensive experience and accolades in both media and on comedy stages makes her easily adaptable to any environment and she hosts many corporate MC events, bringing her wit and professionalism to your event.
2015: The Department of Arts and Culture, MBOKODO Award for Stand-up Comedy
2015: South African Film and Television awards SAFTA Golden Horn for Achievement in Comedy Scriptwritingomedy
2016: Screen Writers’ Guild of South Africa MUSE Award for TV Comedy Writing
2017: Screen Writers’ Guild of South Africa MUSE Award for TV Comedy Writing
2017: South African Film and Television awards SAFTA Golden Horn for Achievement in Comedy Scriptwriting
2017: South African Film and Television awards SAFTA Golden Horn for best Game show – Point of Order season 1
2018: South African Film and Television awards SAFTA Golden Horn for Achievement in Comedy Scriptwritingy
2018: Mail and Guardian 200 Young South Africans
2019 Cape Town Experience Awards – Female Comedian of the year
2020: South African Radio Awards – Best Commercial Drive Show in SA
2020: South African Comedy Awards – Top Comedian on Radio