Beyond Borders: Arabs are Not Funny

Four comedians hand-picked from all over the world are coming together. If you like controversial, modern chat, these comedians will bring it in spades.

Line Up : 

Mo Magaleo:

A young comedian from Morocco who grew up in the UK. He
offers his observations on the cultural differences between the two, wider
society as a whole and isn’t afraid to laugh at himself.

'This material felt fresh and there was no end of great stuff in this set.' Nott's Comedy Review 'really good' Larry Dean as seen on the Live At The Apollo

Mustafa Fecto

Mustafa been performing regularly in the London circuit for the last 2 years. He knows he doesn't know much and he loves talking about it. He came in 3rd place at Laughing Horse New Act of The Year for 2018 where he was reviewed as having "a welcome fluidity" and an "engaging presence" as well as "the other judges were more enamoured than I".

Zahra Barri (MC)

'Terrific' Venue Magazine

'A cool Rita Rudner' Alan Nixon Channel 5

‘Moves effortless from smart to smutty’ Jesterlarf Comedy Club

With stand up appearances on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4, ZAHRA BARRI is a stand up, presenter, actor and writer with a unique Eastern and Kanye Western perspective on all of life’s big questions.

BBC RADIO 4 - Stand Up and Actor

BBC RADIO 2 - Stand Up


TALK RADIO (regular guest)

BBC NEW COMEDY AWARDS 2015 - Semi Finalist

BATH NEW ACT 2013 (Finalist)

READING NEW ACT (finalist)


Talal Karkouti MC

British-Syrian Talal performs songs about Arabic food, the struggles of a Middle Eastern actor and Brexit. But he just might write a song about you!Mixing improvisation, stand-up and musical comedy, you never know quite sure what you’re going to get when Talal is on stage. However, what you won’t get is bored.


Date 20/06/2019
Time 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Venue Theatre Deli, The Old Library
39 Wells Way

Danielle Florence
Theatre Deli
Category Arts and Culture
Price Adult £7 Conc. £5 Free for Refugees and Asylum seekers