Meera Syal's Asian Comedy Night

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A celebration of British Asian stand-up comedy with Shazia Mirza, Imran Yusuf, Kulvinder Ghir, Hyde Panesar and Sami Shah. From July 2012.

A special celebration of British Asian stand up comedy including performances from Shazia Mirza, Imran Yusuf, Humza Badman, Kulvinder Ghir, Hyde Panesar & Pakistan's first stand up conedian Sami Shah.

Recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre earlier this year, Meera Syal's Asian Comedy Night is a unique, one-off event to celebrate British Asian comedy movement and the critical contribution it's made to the British creative and cultural landscape.

Presented by Meera Syal and BBC Asian Network's Breakfast presenter Tommy Sandhu, the final two parts of this series present highlights from the evening, showcasing the very best in Asian comedic talent.

Performers include much loved comedians like Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee Imran Yusuf, Shazia Mirza ("Clever, ground-breaking and very funny" Evening Standard), stand-up from Goodness Gracious Me star Kulvinder Ghir, and Mickey Sharma ("biting comedy with a backbeat and soul" Eastern Eye).

The evening also showcases rising stars including YouTube sensation Humza Badman and Pakistan's first stand up comedian Sami Shah ("brings the funny" Daily Times, "sarcastic, acerbic, disrespectful thug" Anonymous Internet Troll)

Produced by Jon Holmes for Tonic Productions.

A celebration of British-Asian stand-up comedy, with Shazia Mirza, Imran Yusuf, Kulvinder Ghir, Hyde Panesar and Sami Shah. From July 2012.

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Second showcase of British-Asian stand-up excellence, courtesy of Shazia Mirza, Kulvinder Ghir and others. From July 2012.

Continuing the special celebration of British Asian stand up comedy including performances from the Asian Provocateurs, Mickey Sharma, Shazia Mirza, Imran Yusuf, Humza Badman, Kulvinder Ghir, Hyde Panesar & Pakistan's first stand up conedian Sami Shah.

Recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre earlier this year, Meera Syal's Asian Comedy Night is a unique, one-off event to celebrate British Asian comedy movement and the critical contribution it's made to the British creative and cultural landscape.

Presented by Meera Syal and BBC Asian Network's Breakfast presenter Tommy Sandhu, the final part includes highlights from the evening, showcasing the very best in Asian comedic talent. Performers include much loved comedians like Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee Imran Yusuf, Shazia Mirza ("Clever, ground-breaking and very funny" Evening Standard), stand-up from Goodness Gracious Me star Kulvinder Ghir, and Mickey Sharma ("biting comedy with a backbeat and soul" Eastern Eye).

The evening also showcases rising stars including YouTube sensation Humza Badman and Pakistan's first stand up comedian Sami Shah ("brings the funny" Daily Times, "sarcastic, acerbic, disrespectful thug" Anonymous Internet Troll).">

Continuing the special celebration of British Asian stand up comedy including performances from the Asian Provocateurs, Mickey Sharma, Shazia Mirza, Imran Yusuf, Humza Badman, Kulvinder Ghir, Hyde Panesar & Pakistan's first stand up conedian Sami Shah.

Recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre earlier this year, Meera Syal's Asian Comedy Night is a unique, one-off event to celebrate British Asian comedy movement and the critical contribution it's made to the British creative and cultural landscape.

Presented by Meera Syal and BBC Asian Network's Breakfast presenter Tommy Sandhu, the final part includes highlights from the evening, showcasing the very best in Asian comedic talent. Performers include much loved comedians like Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee Imran Yusuf, Shazia Mirza ("Clever, ground-breaking and very funny" Evening Standard), stand-up from Goodness Gracious Me star Kulvinder Ghir, and Mickey Sharma ("biting comedy with a backbeat and soul" Eastern Eye).

The evening also showcases rising stars including YouTube sensation Humza Badman and Pakistan's first stand up comedian Sami Shah ("brings the funny" Daily Times, "sarcastic, acerbic, disrespectful thug" Anonymous Internet Troll).