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Fri 10th Aug at 8:00pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Funny Side... of Covent Garden
@ The George, London
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The Funny Side... of Covent Garden: Roland Gent, Shazia Mirza, Dougie Dunlop, Gareth Kane
He's won Sellout awards at The Edinburgh Fringe For his shows Best Laid Marketing Plans and 9-5 Idiot.
He has a diverse background ranging from both TV and radio comedy; in addition to which he runs his own Comedy Club in Manchester.
He was winner of The Fez Club Comedian of the year in 2000 and Murphy's Malarkey Best Open Mic Spot in 1998. A very slick and polished performer; a comedy gem.
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Winner of the London Comedy Festival 2001 and star of Eve Ensler's hit show, The Vagina Monologues. Shazia is lifting the veil on the world of Muslim comedy.
She is well-known for her appearances on BBC's Have I Got News For You, Beautiful People, Muslim Driving School, and The Now Show and Last Comic Standing on NBC.
A practising Muslim, Shazia is known for her deadpan delivery on her observations of her religious world. She works internationally, recently completing a six month tour of England and the United States and has appeared on BBC’s Have I Got News For You, NBC’s Last Comic Standing and CBS’s 60 Minutes.
The only female Muslim stand-up comedian, she has come a long way since starting out in Birmingham in 2000 working as a science teacher and driving up and down the country for a booking for as little as £10.
'Wonderfully life enhancing' (The Guardian).
'No one can resist - the room erupts' (Elle Magazine).
'Clever, ground-breaking and very funny' (Evening Standard)
'Had the place in stitches' (Independent)
'The Lenny Bruce of female stand-up' (Metro).
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Dougie's genial personality and gleaming wit make him a joy to watch on stage. With TV and radio appearances including The Live Floor Show, Beat Room and Loud TV, he's also performed at Edinburgh with Dunlop & Dowdeswell, The Underbelly 2002 and The Midnight Show at the Gilded Balloon. Finalist in the 'Daily Telegraph Open Mic Awards' 1998. 'A sure fire crowd pleaser...a quality act' (Edinburgh Evening News)
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Venue: The George
213 The Strand
WC2R 1AP 51.513088, -0.112978
→ Blackfriars 9 min walk
→ Blackfriars 9 min walk
→ City Thameslink 9 min walk
→ Temple 3 min walk