Friday 27 November, 2020

'A giant in the industry': Mitchell pays tribute to Sprangalang

Veteran comedian Dennis "Sprangalang" Hall.

Veteran comedian Dennis "Sprangalang" Hall.

Tributes are pouring in following the passing of veteran comedian Dennis "Sprangalang" Hall.

In a statement on Friday night, Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts Randall Mitchell extended his deepest condolences to his family.

Hall passed away last night at the age of 71.

Mitchell said "Sprangalang" was a "giant in the industry" and a "cultural icon".

He stated: "The range of Sprangalang’s talent knew no boundaries as his credits included comedian, storyteller, actor, talk-show host, writer, producer and director. Trinidad and Tobago’s entertainment landscape was made richer by his engaging performances and humorous take on life. Sprangalang was a giant in the industry and a cultural icon. He will certainly be missed.”

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