BBC Asian Network comedy night schedule

BBC Asian Network comedy night schedule
BBC Asian Network comedy night schedule

BBC Asian Network has announced they will be building on their comedy offering with a night celebrating the cream of Asian comedy across the UK and beyond.

On Friday 7th February in London, the station۪s Breakfast show presenter, Tommy Sandhu hosts a line-up of performers including home-grown rising stars like Abdullah Afzal (BBC Citizen Khan) who makes his stand-up debut; the master of twerking۝ Mawaan Rizwan; BBC New Comedy finalist Tez Ilyas, impressionist Anil Desai and critically acclaimed Romesh Ranganathan.

The night will also include performances by two international female comics – viral sensation IISuperwomanII from Canada and Aditi Mittal – one of Mumbai۪s top new comics.

Mark Strippel, Head of Programmes Asian Network said: Comedy is an important element in the BBC Asian Network schedule. This event will be a great showcase for some great talent and it promises to be a night full of laughs and top quality entertainment.۝

The interval will host live music from British Asian star Navin Kundra and teenage singer/songwriter Iman Orths.