Arts Canteen’s show “Arabs Are Not Funny!” is back to Elgar Room Royal Albert Hall with a great line-up, representing the Arab world and its surrounding regions while offering a unique platform to showcase their talents.
ACTS ARE ALL IN ENGLISH.
Confirmed comedians :
** Prince Abdi MC
** Somalian born Prince Abdi is a British Stand-Up, actor, writer and a regular on the UK comedy circuit. His versatile and unique story telling style of comedy made him the perfect choice to support Reginald D Hunter, Stephen K Amos and Dave Chappelle on their national tours. He has also performed alongside fellow comedians Chris Rock and Louis CK.
As well as being a regular on the UK comedy circuit, Prince Abdi has performed in various countries overseas including USA, Canada, Turkey, Holland, South Africa, The Emirates, France and Kenya.
Prince has written and starred in his own television sketch for the BBC, Comedy Central and ITV, as well as comedy and drama features. He has performed on Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up, BBC Three’s Laughter Shock and ITV’s FHM Stand Up Hero. His other credits include BBC’s The Wall, Channel 4’s Channel 4 Presents, BBC’s The Jason Lewis Experience and Diary of a Bad Man, Part 10.
“Refreshingly funny…” – The Stage
Special guests :
**** Esther Manito is an Arab/British stand up comedian who in less than one year has been 2016 Funny Women’s One to Watch, and Leicester Square Comedian of the year semi finalist 2016.
***** Damascus-born, London-bred comedian. Being British-Syrian, his material aims to shine a dark yet charmingly satirical light on the political and cultural arena but also his own shortcomings in life.
– Max Turner Prize Finalist 2016
– So You Think You’re Funny? Semi-finalist 2016
– ‘Beat’ The Comedy Store King-Gong, November 2016″