Ahir Shah.

Ahir Shah

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Press Clippings

Should comedians joke about Covid?

Some stand-ups see it as their job to provide collective catharsis for the coronavirus, while others see pandemic gags as off-limits - even ones about Trump.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 30th October 2020

The future of jokes

With the threat of social media outrage seemingly ever-present, what we will laugh at in the future and where we will do it?

Tristram Fane Saunders, The Telegraph, 3rd September 2020

Explicable Me review

With her gregarious, in-control nature, it was probably only a matter of time before Suzi Ruffell landed a presenting slot of her own.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 22nd March 2020

Ahir Shah interview

"Making a room full of people experience happiness makes you happy".

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 16th March 2020

Ahir Shah review

The Edinburgh show was a tight hour but this touring set, at 100 minutes including an interval, feels overstretched, while some weak crowd work adds little to the evening. But he has a lovely turn of phrase and his version of existential angst is worth listening to.

Veronica Lee, The Arts Desk, 28th February 2020

HBO Max specials for Rose Matafeo and Ahir Shah

HBO Max, which launches in May 2020, is to stream stand-up specials from UK-based comedians Rose Matafeo and Ahir Shah.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 4th December 2019

Interview: Ahir Shah

Ahir Shah on his early start to stand-up comedy and his latest touring show Dots.

Ross Crae, The Sunday Post, 1st November 2019