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
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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 won the Comedy Store Gong Show in 2004. Finalist Manchester comedian of the year 2004.
A real comedy gem.
'Electric' (The Buxton Fringe)
'Tremendous' (Voodoo Lounge Comedy)
'... the amiable Roland Gent with his amusing pipe dreams... (Funhouse Comedy).
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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, The Now Show, Last Comic Standing on NBC and CBS’s 60 Minutes.
A practising Muslim, Shazia is known for her deadpan delivery on her observations of her religious world. She headlines all over the world and has performed solo tours in the US, Sweden, Denmark, France, India, Holland and Germany.
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... Her laconic one-liners represent something quite unique in modern comedy' (The Guardian).
'No one can resist - the room erupts' (Elle Magazine).
'Clever, ground-breaking and very funny' (Evening Standard)
'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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