Melting Pot Comedy - 19th of May
Sunday 19 May
Comedians with a mix of British and foreign heritage bring you the funny
Six comedians with a mix of British and foreign heritage bring you the funny. Melting Pot Comedy is a comedy night celebrating the hottest, diaspora of hot British stand-ups comedy.
Headliner: Ahir Shah - Ahir Shah is a stand-up comedian whose sharp, intelligent brand of humour features a blend of philosophical inquiry, political vigour, and sweet gags. Nominated for Best Show, Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2018 and review as "Intricately crafted, profoundly moving, howlingly funny ... a blazing talent firing on all cylinders" - Daily Telegraph
With your MC:
Vittorio Angelone (Northern Irish) - one of Belfast’s funniest exports, Vittorio is a wonderfully astute and affable comedian. He also hosts the brilliant 42 podcast.
And Support from:
Sadia Azmat (British, Indian heritage) - host of critically acclaimed BBC Sounds podcast ‘No Country For Young Women’. ‘A wonderfully subversive act’ Steve Bennett, Chortle
Philipp Carl Kostelecky (Austrian, American, Slovenian) - is taking the comedy circuit by storm performing and compering at the Edinburgh Fringe and sell-out UK and international shows. Philipp is also a contributor and writer for BBC Wales and a BBC award-winning radio presenter.
Vash Pernikar (Czech) - Vash is an up and comer in the comedy circuit who uses his unique and surreal style to showcase his world and upbringing. You can never be quite sure what Vash is joking about and how much of his silliness is real, but what you can be sure of is that you're going to have the best time in the world taking a journey into his mind.
Janine Harouni (American) - Laughing Horse New Act of the Year and member of multi-award winning sketch trio Murriel, Janine is a New York native living in London. Her work has been seen and heard on BBC Three, Comedy Central, Comic Relief, and BBC Radio 4. 'Tight, well-constructed routines, delivered with a professionalism that belied her two years as a stand-up. The 2018 Laughing Horse title is in a safe, and funny, pair of hands.' - Steve Bennett, Chortle
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