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Nish Kumar introduces a new wave of Asian comedians. He is joined by Tez Ilyas, Emily Lloyd-Saini, Anuvab Pal, Isma Almas and Eshaan Akbar at the iconic City Varieties in Leeds.

Nish Kumar introduces a mix of hilarious stand-up comedians from the iconic City Varieties in Leeds, showcasing a new wave of Asian comedians from the UK and beyond.

The show's five acts include the award-winning Tez Ilyas and Emily Lloyd-Saini, Indian stand-up comedian Anuvab Pal, Bradford-based comic Isma Almas and rising star Eshaan Akbar.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 17 Aug 2018 22:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter Nish Kumar
Performer Eshaan Akbar
Performer Emily Lloyd-Saini
Performer Anuvab Pal
Performer Isma Almas
Performer Tez Ilyas
Producer Adnan Ahmed
Producer Anil Gupta
Executive Producer Steven Canny
Executive Producer Chris Sussman
Director Pati Marr


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