BBC Asian Network announces its Big Comedy Night

Posted on January 24th, 2014 in News, Press Release

BBC Asian Network has announced they will be building on their successful comedy offering with a night celebrating the cream of Asian comedy across the UK and beyond.

On Friday 7 February in London, the station’s Breakfast show presenter, Tommy Sandhu hosts an exciting line-up of performers including home-grown rising stars like Abdullah Afzal (Citizen Khan) who makes his stand-up debut; the master of “twerking” Mawaan Rizwan; BBC New Comedy finalist Tez Ilyas, impressionist Anil Desai and critically acclaimed Romesh Ranganathan.

The night will also include performances by two international female comics – viral sensation IISuperwomanII from Canada and Aditi Mittal – one of Mumbai’s top new comics.

Mark Strippel, Head of Programmes Asian Network says:

“Comedy is an important element in the BBC Asian Network schedule. This event will be a great showcase for some great talent and it promises to be a night full of laughs and top quality entertainment.”

The interval will host live music from British Asian star Navin Kundra and teenage singer/songwriter Iman Orths.

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