This November our Soho Rising festival hosts a bunch of the brightest new Soho Theatre Labs voices, over a fortnight.
A double bill featuring Man Like Mobeen's Guz Khan and politically oriented standup Aamer Rahman
Guz Khan is a comedian and writer from Coventry who first came to prominence through his online videos which are performed in the guise of Guzzy Bear and included a variety of characters including Mobeen. He also stars in Mindy Kaling’s new Hulu show Four Weddings and a Funeral, and plays opposite Idris Elba in Turn Up Charlie and Sky’s TV drama Curfew with Sean Bean and Billy Zane. Alongside Mo Amer, Guz performed their Persons of Interest national tour in sold out venues and has performed on Live at The Apollo.
Aamer Rahman is an Australian comedian and writer concerned with politics, race relations, and the War on Terror. He has performed sold-out shows at some of the world’s largest festivals, including the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. Best known for his viral stand-up clips ‘Reverse Racism’ and ‘Is it OK to Punch Nazis?,’ he is returning to the stage after a long hiatus from standup.
Catch a full hour of Guz Khan here