After sell out shows around the UK, Desi Central returns to Harrow Arts Centre with an amazing line-up for a night of non stop laughter!
Eshaan Akbar has established himself as an act with exciting potential. Winner of the Piccadilly Comedy Club New Comedian of the Year 2016, Eshaan has been in the finals of other prestigious competitions. He performs worldwide & his professional career has taken him from private banking through to corporate communications via a career in local government public policy.
Inder Manocha has performed stand-up comedy all over the world since 2000. He has played all the major comedy venues across the country, from the Comedy Store to Jongleurs to the Hackney Empire. He has made successful appearances with the Comedy Store’s critically acclaimed ‘Cutting Edge’ team (improvised comedy on topical issues). He won the EMMA Award (Ethnic Multicultural Media Award) for Best Comedy/Comedian, beating Meera Syal, Lenny Henry and Three Non-Blondes.
Aatif Nawaz is an award-winning British-Pakistani television presenter and stand-up comedian. He has also won acclaim for his acting, filmmaking, radio presenting and writing. One of the most respected acts on the circuit, Aatif has built a reputation as one of the most popular British-Asian comics in the UK. Aatif’s critically acclaimed ‘Muslims Do It 5 Times A Day’ comedy show played to 11 sell-out audiences in London’s West End. He has also appeared on UK TV in Peep Show, and in the Urdu-language series Lehrein and the film Majboor.
Somalian-born Prince Abdi is a British comedian, actor and writer. Having moved from Somalia to London as a child, Prince draws on his migrant background to create a unique style of storytelling and comedy. Prince was recently cast in the role of Big Man for the HBO pilot ‘Mogadishu, Minnesota’. The pilot, filmed in October 2016, was written and directed by Somali Canadian rapper/ singer K’naan Warsame and executive produced by Warsame, Kathryn Bigelow and Carolyn Strauss.
Prince has also supported Reginald D Hunter, Stephen K Amos and Dave Chappelle on their national tours, and has performed alongside Chris Rock and Louis CK. He has also written and starred in his own television sketches for the BBC, Comedy Central and ITV, as well as comedy and drama features. Other TV credits include Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up, BBC Three’s Laughter Shock, and ITV’s FHM Stand Up Hero,. BBC’s The Wall, Channel 4’s Channel 4 Presents, BBC’s The Jason Lewis Experience and Diary of a Bad Man, Part 10.
Official Link: https://harrowarts.com/events/desi-central-comedy/