About us

Big Talk Entertainment is a Cape Town based company, specializing in entertainment consulting to both the Corporate and Private function sector throughout South Africa.


We offer assistance to companies in planning their year- end functions, award ceremonies, conferences and other special occasions.


We have a large selection of South African singers, musicians, bands, comedians, motivational speakers, DJs, Hosts and celebrities on offer, so feel free to contact us by mail, telephone or our online form and we will gladly assist you.


Reputable Entertainment Agency

For total peace of mind with a reputable Entertainment Agency, contact Big Talk Entertainment.


Can I find it all on the net?

Is it Quality, and will you have peace of mind once it’s booked?

Do a search on the internet for live entertainers, bands, acts, DJ’s -, any type of entertainment, and you will turn up thousands of results. As an agency, we received loads of submissions from acts. Sadly most of it is not up to standard and never makes it onto our books. By having a look on the internet, we know that this is not the case with some agencies and bookers. Sadly much of what they are offering is not up to standard. All of the vast choice of entertainment we offer goes through a careful quality assessment. Is Quality assessed, and if it meets our high standards, then and only then is it provided to our clients.


So if Quality is a requirement, it is essential you book from a quality entertainment agency.

So that’s the quality bit taken care of. Now for the peace of mind bit! Booking from a quality entertainment agency will provide you with written / up-to-date contracts and regulations.




And then there’s a choice, sound demo’s, feedback from past clients, free expert consultation… and even nice people at the end of the phone when you want to chat!


By using a reputable entertainment agent to book your entertainment, you are safe in the knowledge that should an issue occur, it will be resolved.

Here’s an example:-

Should your entertainer/band/act become ill and you have booked with a reputable entertainment agent, the agent will use every professional endeavour to replace the show like like, with their extensive database of acts & trusted trading partners. This would not normally present a problem. Also, many acts offer entertainment agents preferable rates this which can often save you money. Add to this written contracts and the agent’s extensive knowledge of the industry, venues, and acts, and you can see why it is essential to use a reputable entertainment agent for true peace of mind.


Big Talk Entertainment has been established for over 20 years and is the preferred method for booking entertainment by hundreds of private and corporate clients every year. Big Talk has many references available on request. The consultants regularly check the standard and conduct of all its entertainers and services, ensuring quality delivery of professional entertainment consistently.

Contact Big Talk Entertainment and take the worry out of booking your entertainment for total peace of mind.


Do you require further reassurance?

When you deal with Big Talk Entertainment, you’ll benefit from:

  • 100% commitment from all our dealings with you.
  • Top Quality Entertainment, or they’ll not be booked for you.
  • Prices that are simple, realistic and negotiated to suit your budget.
  • Thirty-five years of collective experience of our friendly staff that can assist you any time.
  • A simple process for making bookings.


Deon Schlebusch

Managing Director

Born in KZN in 1964, Deon Schlebusch completed his matric at Durban High in 1983, after which he decided to study a B-Uris through UNISA.


With Private Law 3 as his final subject, four years later, he registered for a 2 year Diploma in Marketing, PR and Sales through IMM, which he completed successfully.


Deon joined the SABC Auckland Park in Johannesburg in the late 80’s and held a variety of positions including cameraman, floor manager, editor and final control where he was responsible for direct transmission. He worked on Television productions like Muzik Ala Carte, Orkney Snorkney, Prime Time, Rooi Rose, Nomqibelo, Artes Awards, Toyota Top 20, No Jacket Required, to name a few.


After editing the promotional video for the opening of the Lost City, he joined Sun City’s Marketing and Public Relations Department. He held a variety of positions during his time at Sun City including assistant concierge at the Palace of the Lost City and Public Relations Officer for the Gaming Department. Deon was then promoted and transferred to Morula Sun where he spent two years as Deputy Marketing and Events Manager. With this experience in hand, Deon decided to start his own company, Big Talk Entertainment, in 1996. With his great love of Entertainment and his background in business, marketing and events, this was the perfect combination of using his knowledge and skill to assist and uplift young artists and provide a five star service to both his artists and clients alike.


Big Talk Entertainment has staged events like Jozi Jazz featuring artists; Feya Faku, Judith Sephuma, Thandiswa Mazwai and Jimmy Dludlu. The company was also responsible for staging the 1st and 2nd Idols Concerts as well as MTN Roadshows.<br>

Deon was involved in the opening of Monte Casino, Emperors Casino, Emnotweni Casino, Flamingo Casino, Gold Reef Casino and the Ridge Casino. His focus has always been to keep it local and to support up and coming artists whilst staying up to date with the ever changing entertainment trends.



He has had the privilege of working with and promoting South Africa’s most prominent artists for both International and Local clients and events.


Bryan Bester

Creative Director

Brian has been dancing, choreographing and staging events for over 30 years.

He began his professional dancing career in Angola where he performed at Club Tamar at the age of 19

After a few years, he returned to South Africa and formed his own dance company that toured the country extensively and won the “Follow that Star” competition that led to his company performing for many events and TV productions like’, “Rooi Rose look of the Year, Muzik A La Carte, Something Old Something New, Body Beat and many others.

He traveled extensively locally and abroad for another two years performing on Cruise Liners with his dance company, after which he performed in three of Sun City’s famous Extravaganza’s -“Bravo” with Judy Page and Ian von Memerty, “Come to the Sun” and Spellbound.


Brian retired as a dancer in the late 80’s and started his own Production Company which produced Dance Revue’s, numerous Fashion Shows, Car Launches and he assisted on the Miss World Pageants.


He produced “Skin Tight”, a dance revue for the Wild Coast Sun followed by “ Ooh lah lah” that ran for a year.

He also opened Caesars Casino with a show called “Dazzle” to rave reviews.



Other Events included the opening of Monte Casino with full orchestra, 12 bands and a variety of over 60 artists. The staging of Miss Teen SA, Face of India, Mr and Miss Africa, Sunday Times Best Dress Matriek Pageant, Wella Hair Shows, Launch of Narovatis, Launch of Clover De None’, MTN Summer Tour and many more.


Brian’s unique creativity and vast experience is an asset to Big Talk Entertainment and his current projects include a community based dance project that has already been booked for the World Cup Veladrome Festival.


bryan bester


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8 Semillon Cl, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, 7975


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