Category: Comedy

Comedy
Şaban Kâzım brings his Mixed Meze show to the Edinburgh Fringe

  Join the extremely witty Şaban Kâzım, his hilarious sidekick Asli Akbay and special guests for a daily serving of ‘Mixed Meze’. Between the zeytin, hellim and çörek, this wacky, light-hearted stand-up comedy show will feature side-splitting tales of everyday life and the cultural quirks of Britain. Part of PBH’s ‘Free Fringe’ programme this free […]

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Edinburgh Fringe comedy: The Naz Show

  Already an Edinburgh Fringe veteran with ten festivals under his belt, the loudest third of acclaimed comedy trio WitTank, Naz Osmanoglu charges back up to Scotland for his latest comedy invention and debut solo sketch performance: The Naz Show. Featuring on this year’s Just The Tonic Edinburgh comedy bill, the award-winning stand-up will be […]

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General Election 2017: Turkish candidate makes clip for UK’s largest party, the CBA

  Continuing our series on Turkish candidates standing at this General Election, we turn the spotlight on Naz Osmanoglu who has been capturing national media attention with his appearance in a party election broadcast for the CBA. CBA stands for ‘Can’t Be Arsed’ and, according to Osmanoglu’s clip, they represent the “silent majority, the unheard […]

Comedy
Yılmaz Erdoğan bringing new stand-up show ‘Münaşaka’ to London

After a 12-year hiatus from the stage, award-winning actor, film director and screenwriter Yılmaz Erdoğan returns with a new one-man comedy show. Münaşaka takes its cue from George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. First performed in 1913, it is about a professor who makes a bet that he can train a poor Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, […]

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Back with a ‘boom’: The Hakbrayne Experience in Dalston this Bank Holiday Sunday

Described by festival-goers at Boomtown Fair as “mind-blowingly great”, Destiny – the motor-home of mystery and joy – arrives back in her spiritual home of Dalston, ready to welcome new friends and old. Climb aboard Destiny this Sunday and enter the 17th dimension – an individual, immersive trip to the fantastical. Two mystics accompany you […]

Comedy
Turkish stand-up Şaban Kâzım wins London Comedy Store’s King Gong award

Şaban Kazim emerged the winner from last month’s competition for amateur stand-up comedians at the world famous Comedy Store in Leicester Square. The 31-year-old competed against 25 other acts to make it through to the final, where he beat five others to take the King Gong award. The southeast Londoner wasn’t on the original line-up […]