Christmas Comedy Cook-Up for December 26


December 22, 2016
Errol Crosby Photo Ity (left) and Fancy Cat
Contributed Kathy Grant
@Normal:Maxwell Grant as Bashy.

Producers of the popular Ity and Fancy Cat TV show, Ellis International, continues its tradition of injecting live humour into the holiday entertainment calendar.

Ellis International will be hosting the 13th staging of their annual stand-up comedy event Christmas Comedy Cook-Up, scheduled for December 26 in the Grand Ballroom of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.

This year's line-up of jolly jokers include year-to-year favourites Ity and Fancy cat, venerable veterans Bello and Blakka, and the high-riding Leighton Smith, along with Kathy Grant, Miss Kitty, Dwight 'Barrel Man' Ross, Pretty Boy Floyd and Christopher 'Johnny' Daley, who recently returned from a successful stint in Finland.

There is also a special overseas guest performer in the person of Maliaka Bryce.

Maliaka is an outstanding Canadian actress and comedian who won the 2015 Top Stand-up Comedian Award at Canada's Caribbean Entertainment Awards.

She was also recently named among the Top 100 Canadian Black Women to Watch.

Maliaka also earned the 2015 Role Model and Achiever title at the Black Canadian Awards.

Her acting credits include playing the voice of Ms Bunty on the Nickelodeon animated series Max & Ruby.

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