Arabs Are Not Funny, 5th Edition

Arabs Are Not Funny: After very successful sold-out four editions, Arts Canteen’s show 'Arabs Are Not Funny' is back with a new line-up of comedians representing the Arab world and surrounding regions. The evening will be hosted by the award-winning comedian and columnist Shazia Mirza, who has performed her stand-up shows across the world. She will be joined by guest headliners Aatif Nawaz (whose debut comedy show 'Muslims Do It 5 Times A Day' was a huge success and enjoyed runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and London's West End in 2015) and Prince Abdi (hailing from Somalia, he was nominated for best newcomer by the 'Black Entertainment Comedy Awards', came third in the 'Revels Chortle Comedy Awards' and won 'Your Comedy Star' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival). They will be followed by support acts Houssem Rhaiem (Tunisia-UK) and Sezar Alkassab (Iraq-Scotland). Taking place on 22 January, 2016 at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA.