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Desi Central Comedy Tour - Leicester Show
Sun 30 April 2017, 19:00 – 22:00 BST
After previous sell out shows around the UK Desi Central comes to The Wardrobe Leeds with an amazing line-up and night of nothing but laughter.
Acts: Mickey Sharma, Sindhu Vee, Omar Hamdi, Hyde Panaser
Mickey Sharma is one of the UKs leading Indian comedians who regularly plays the mainstream comedy circuit.
Mickey is an Indian that was born in Pakistan (its true!!) while his father was working for the Indian Embassy. After living in Pakistan, the family moved to Beijing, then Hong Kong, then back to India before Mickey decided to move to the United Kingdom.
Having endured various jobs like a waiter, shelf stacker, camera assistant and Bouncer, Mickey started comedy and now works as a full time comic and has travelled worldwide.
Awards / Competitions
Newbury Comedy Festival New Act finalist
Laughing Boy/Off The Kerb New Act Finalist
Winner Bath Comedy Festival New Act competition
Winner beat the frog at Frog and Bucket
Winner Winner's Final Funhouse Comedy
Winner Should I stay Should I go Funhouse Comedy
Multiple King Gong finalist at the Comedy Store
Winner King Gong
Semi Finalist FHM Stand Up Hero
+ a whole heap of other awards which he's too lazy to tell us about!
Omar Hamdi joins the Desi Central line up
Omar Hamdi is a high-energy, affable Welsh-Egyptian comic, Omar makes the personal political and the political personal, with a disarming every-man charm.
Presenter on BAFTA-winning BBC One Show
Radio 2 presenter.
Several different appearances on BBC 3.
Support Act for Russell Kane
Press quote: 'Just what the comedy scene has been crying out for' - Daily Telegraph
Omar Hamdi is “just what the comedy scene has been crying out for” - The Daily Telegraph.
Sindhu Vee is a British-Indian comedian and a mother of three. A former Investment banker, she has studied Political Science and Philosophy before becoming a stand-up comedian. Sindhu believes that being funny is in her genes. This new lady on the comedy scene is sure to bring smiles with unparalleled sarcasm and wit.
Hyde Panaser is founder of Humili-Asian, which offers a platform for comedy acts who want to test a stage of all levels. When it comes to comedy he considers everyone a target, his observational storytelling style takes you on a journey of numerous subjects to dealing with the different cultures he comes across living a multicultural lifestyle – at home with his parents! Hyde is in the process of writing his debut show “99 Problems But My Beard Ain’t One” in which he looks at the social perceptions towards someone who looks like him.