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Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Extreme Comedy Now

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The British Library

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Join critically acclaimed, prize-winning comedians Omar Hamdi and Esther Manito for some stand-up comedy, compèred by Bidisha. Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic is a project brought together by Saqi Books in response to Trump’s ‘Muslim ban,’ this comedy night will take a lively look at what the arts and comedy can do to combat stereotypes and regressive identity politics.

Omar Hamdi is a Welsh-Egyptian TV presenter, comedian and writer. He has performed at festivals and events around the world and won a BAFTA among other awards.

Esther Manito is an up and coming Lebanese-British comedian. She has been listed as ‘One to watch’ 2016 by Funny Women and will be performing stand-up at Edinburgh Fringe this summer.

Bidisha is a writer, journalist and broadcaster specialising in social justice, international affairs, gender and the arts. She is a Trustee of the Booker Prize Foundation.

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