Darren Whackhead Simpson announces a return to 947

Darren Whackhead Simpson announces a return to 947

947 is eager to report that all the Darren ‘Whackhead’ Simpson fans will get a portion of his whacky comical inclination on Andy Maqondwana’s show, with the arrival of a cherished Joburg most loved with the ‘Trick’.

The Prank On 947 with Whackhead will be a day by day include from 6 July, carrying with it snapshots of giggling each Monday to Friday at 10:40 am.

Darren Simpson

Audience members across Johannesburg know about Whackhead’s valid funniness as he spearheaded one of the best radio trick arrangement on 947 – remembering one for which he persuaded an Australian radio broadcast that he was Tom Cruise.

He say goodbye to 947 following 14 years to join its sister station Kfm 94.5 on Kfm Mornings with Darren, Sherlin and Sibs.


“We are eager to have the incredible Whackhead Simpson’s tricks back on 947. While Darren is situated in Cape Town, he despite everything interfaces with Joburg audience members and includes all that the city is about; fun and contemptuous cleverness just as a major character,” said Thando Makhunga, 947 Station Manager.

The group that will be Whackhead and Andy will carry unending chuckling and amusing to the clueless audience members who will be the subjects of the tricks. While 947 stays with its audience members by playing Joburg’s most famous hits and having incredible discussions, this element will keep them stuck to the station from Monday to Friday.

Pondering his arrival to the station, Whackhead stated: “Being back at 947 is incredible as I’ll be making fun recollections with new audience members and reconnecting with old ones. I am anticipating working with Andy and associating with all the clueless audience members who will be a piece of the considerable number of chuckles and tricks. Catch Andy weekdays from 09 am to early afternoon for the greatest hits in the city, the freshest way of life content, relatable discussions and all things Joburg.

Listeners across Johannesburg are familiar with Whackhead’s authentic humour as he pioneered one of the most successful radio prank series on 947 – including one in which he convinced an Australian radio station that he was Tom Cruise.