Yaw Launch Sparadise, another StarTimes Original Comedy Series

Sarcastic, amusing and commotions are the best terms to define Sparadise, a new comedy series that mimics the intrigues that happen in a spa. The sitcom, produced by Steve ‘Yaw’ Onu and another original production by StarTimes, premiered on Thursday in Lagos.

(Pics STARTIMES: L-R: Yinka Adebayo, Executive Director, Media Reach; Yaw, Producer of Sparadise; Alex Jian, CEO, StarTimes; Kenny Ogungbe and Lai Labode, CEO of Cash Token at the unveiling of Sparadise, another original series by StarTimes) 

 The new TV series, Sparadise captures the intrigues and happenings that play out in a spa, from the gossip to all the madness, banters and quarrels that ensue, comically told using notable comedians.

 Currently recording positive reviews; Sparadise features talented acts that include Buchi, Kunle Remi, Senator, Tony Akposheri, Yaw, Ngozi Nwosu, Ernest Donald, Lolo1, Tomama, Ada Muorah, Bofie Itombra, Dianne Chukwu, Davidsyn Eboigbe, Ese Idia, Eseosa Benard, Godwin Ovy, Imaobong Cletus, Omotunde Adebowale, David Odiaka Onyeka Favour, Onukwube Chukwube, and Roby Ekpo amongst others.

 Speaking at the premiere, the producer of Sparadise, Yaw said, “For the choice of cast, some of the actors were specifically written for the role Kunle Remi, Ngozi Nwosu, the albino guy, Expatriate, Buchi, Senator, Lolo. Some of the characters were written for them.

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“It’s comedy and whether you like it or not, you can never have enough laughter; and with the situation of things in the country, we need more of it. So Sparadise is an educational, interesting, interactive, and real-life situation that you just bring into bear.

“Don’t forget that 90 per cent of the sitcoms that you see on TV are our day-to-day reality. It is what is happening to everybody. So, this everyday reality is delivered differently using comics,” Yaw said.

Also speaking, Alex Jian, CEO, StarTimes Nigeria said that the entertainment provider is keeping to its words of growing original content locally with a view to giving Nollywood fans something juicier to enjoy at a pocket-friendly price.

Lai Labode, CEO of Cash Token remarked that his business was proud to support the Sparadise project. “It is always important to support projects that will impact the people. This necessitates while Cash Token, a social enterprise, is supporting StarTimes on this project.”

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