Arabs Are Not Funny ! Royal Albert Hall




We're looking forward to delivering a great show with a very interesting line-up of comedians, representing the Arab world and surrounding regions, looking for an opportunity to showcase their talents and Comedians with roots in the Arab world attempt to prove the naysayers wrong!

This show is widely regarded as one of the hottest comedy nights among the Arab community and beyond.


Doors: 9:10pm
Starts: 9:30pm
Elgar Room

Line Up:

- Wary Nichen

An Algerian Nomad. After a career in Telecommunications, he completely shifted gears becoming a stand-up comedian and filmmaker while studying in Montreal. Now performing in different cities across the world using his keen sense of observation and improv skills to highlight the differences between East and West, his comedy is pertinent and brings people of different backgrounds together to laugh about themselves. Wary performs in different languages reaching an increasingly diverse audience.

- Lela Ladhari

Half Swiss, half Austrian, half Tunisian and half-arsed when it comes to adding up fractions. With a face like butter wouldnt melt, but a mouth thats far from halal, she spends half her time doing stand-up comedy, half her time acting and the other half working on new ways to bring shame on her family!

Leila was a finalist of the Rising Star New Act of the Year 2019.

- Sezar Alkassab MC

Sezar is a Scottish comedian, born to Iraqi parents. He brings is storytelling comedy style to the stage with silly anecdotes, informed observations and provocative punchlines.

In 2017, Sezar won various awards for Paint Dry a feature-length film which he wrote, directed, and starred in, including Best First-time Filmmaker at the 2017 Nevada International Film Festival.

- Mamoun Elagab

Mamoun is of Sudanese origin who won the Manchester King Gong in Jan 2018. He is also fresh from winning the London King Gong and was recently nominated for BBC New Comedian of the Year.

"Arabs Are Not Funny" is produced by Arts Canteen in association Royal Albert Hall & Arabs Are Not Funny.

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