Buy Desi Central Comedy Show - Cardiff Tickets
After previous sell out shows around the UK Desi Central comes to Glee Club, Cardiff with an
amazing line-up and night of nothing but laughter.
Acts: Patrick Monahan, Eshaan Akbar, Prince Abdi, That Indian Guy
Desi Central audience favourite and regular host Patrick Monahan brings high energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material.
Since starting comedy in March 2014, Eshaan Akbar has established himself as an act with exciting potential.
A winner of the Piccadilly Comedy Club New Comedian of the Year 2016, Eshaan has been in the finals of other prestigious competitions, including So You Think You’re Funny 2014 and Laughing Horse 2014. He performs across the UK and has performed in Germany and Bangladesh. In 2016, he supported Dane Baptiste on his UK tour and did warm up work for "Micky Flanagan and Friends".
His professional career has taken him from private banking through to corporate communications via a career in local government public policy. He has previously written for The Guardian, The Times online, The Observer New Review and The Huffington Post UK. He is a member of the UK Speechwriters Guild and Fellow of the RSA.
Born and raised in East London, he is a Manchester United fan (obviously) and has torn cricketing allegiances – he fails the Tebbit test every time. He has previously dabbled in Bollywood and salsa dance choreography.
Already a well known name on the urban circuit, in 2015 he made his transition to the mainstream and now regularly performs at the country’s leading venues. In 2016 he supported Dane Baptiste on his nationwide tour and was selected to take part in the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve Showcase at the Edinburgh Fringe.
That Indian Guy:
Endearing yet hilarious ‘Indian Guy' born to a grocer in a migrant Indian family & beginning his comedy career at school entertaining his classmates. Since hitting the comedy stage The Indian Guy has produced, written and starred in sell-out Festival shows. His stand-up runs the gambit from astute and insightful material about being Indian and living outside of India to Bollywood style song and dance routines and Michael Jackson as you have never heard him before. He has the ability to create believable compelling characters by simply changing his voice, posture and facial expressions & is remarkable to watch.
Somalian-born Prince Abdi is a British comedian, actor and writer. Having moved from Somalia to London as a child, Prince draws on his migrant background to create a unique style of storytelling and comedy.
Prince was recently cast in the role of Big Man for the HBO pilot ‘Mogadishu, Minnesota’. The pilot, filmed in October 2016, was written and directed by Somali Canadian rapper/ singer K’naan Warsame and executive produced by Warsame, Kathryn Bigelow and Carolyn Strauss.
As well as being a regular on the UK comedy circuit, Prince has performed in various countries overseas including USA, Canada, Turkey, Holland, South Africa, The Emirates, France and Kenya. From January – March 2016, Prince performed as part of the Adelaide and Perth “Best Of The Edinburgh Fest” festivals. Prince has also supported Reginald D Hunter, Stephen K Amos and Dave Chappelle on their national tours, and has performed alongside Chris Rock and Louis CK.
Prince has written and starred in his own television sketches for the BBC, Comedy Central and ITV, as well as comedy and drama features. In 2015, he developed a short for BBC Three, “My First Fast”, as part of their Ramadan season. Other TV credits include Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up, BBC Three’s Laughter Shock, and ITV’s FHM Stand Up Hero,. BBC’s The Wall, Channel 4’s Channel 4 Presents, BBC’s The Jason Lewis Experience and Diary of a Bad Man, Part 10.
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