Roast House came to an end after 10 hilarious episodes of celebrity roasts. The show which was airing on Showmax features 11 Kenyan celebrities on its hot roast seat. Roast House premiered in July 2022.
The show features a team of comedians from Stand-Up Collective armed with brutal and hilarious roasts aimed at a different celebrity in each episode. So far several starts have been roasted on it. They include Boniface Mwangi, Sanaipei Tande, Kagwe Mungai, Nviiri, Nameless, Bensoul, Avril, Prezzo, P-Unit, and Jua Cali.
The Roast of Abel Mutua
In the 10th and final episode, filmmaker and actor Abel Mutua took the hot seat as the celebrity. The roastmasters didn’t spare him as they came for all aspects of his life – marriage, parenting, filmmaking career, and even his famous YouTube series ‘Young and Stupid.’
“Tugi and Abel have a lot in common; they both rely on Njugush for their survival,” comedian Ciku Waithaka said, referring to Abel’s successful collaboration with comedian Njugush.
“Abel quit drinking but he didn’t let that get in the way of telling incoherent stories,” George Waweru took a swing at Abel’s scriptwriting skills.
Abel Mutua is one of Kenya’s most-sought after film makers and writers. Furthermore, he is one of the co-founders of Philit Productions. This production house is behind titles like Sue na Jonnie, Ma’Empress, A Grand Little Lie, and Click Click Bang.
Roast House, takes pride in being the 1st comedy TV show of its kind in Kenya. The show is recorded live at Number 7 Club on Koinange Street, Nairobi, Roast House. It is co-produced by Eugene Mbugua’s D&R Studios. This is the production house behind top Kenyan reality shows such as Sol Family, Kyalo Kulture, This Love, and The Real Housewives of Nairobi coming to Showmax in 2023.
The Stand-Up Collective’s team of comedians includes Doug Mutai, Ty Ngachira, Amandeep Jagde, Justine Wanda, Ciku Waithaka, Ruth Nyambura, George Waweru, David Macharia, Maina Murumba, John Ribia, Eric Lu Savali, Bashir Yusuf, Emmanuel Kisiangani, Maina Munene, Stan Saleh, Jack Nanjero, Davy Kimanzi and Darren Collins.
The full episodes are available for binge-watch on Showmax.