Yasser Kayani

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May 2020
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About me

Yasser works widely as a professional stand-up, sketch comedian, impressionist, actor and comedy writer; his style of comedy is highly surreal, absurdist and anarchic.  He has performed in and written ten sell-out Fringe shows since 2015 with his sketch groups Monkey Wedding and Chaos Theory. He is also a performer in the Melon Comedy Collective.

Monkey Wedding has written for BBC Radio 4 Extra, were finalists in the 2015 SketchFest writer's competition and have performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and on the London Live TV station. Chaos Theory were Quarter Finalists in Sketch Off 2020.

Yasser has been studying on the National Film and Television School (NFTS) Writing & Producing Comedy Diploma which is sponsored by Channel Four and taught by legendary producer and writer Bill Dare since early 2020, and he is in the final term for an MA in Screenwriting from the University of London.

Yasser continues to write and perform comedy sketches in his three sketch comedy groups: Chaos Theory, Monkey Wedding and The Melon Collective.

He is also on the writing team of 'The Treason Show', Brighton's long running topical satirical comedy show, now in it's record breaking 20th year. The Treason Show was recently nominated for 'Best Sketch Show' in the UK Comedy Awards 2020.

Yasser is also a prolific TV and film screenwriter and playwright, science fiction and fantasy novelist, short story writer, asemic and psychogeographical poet, artist, musician and calligrapher. He is a keen Bollywood dancer and is also a qualified electronic engineer and imam.

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