Category: 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]