BBC Asian Network Comedy to visit Glasgow

Thursday 11th January 2024, 12:11pm

BBC Asian Network Comedy

The BBC's next Asian Network Comedy night will be in Glasgow on 29th February. The city's Glee club will host the comedy showcase.

As with previous shows in the format, the gig will be recorded to be broadcast on the BBC Asian Network radio station and made available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

Hosted by Noreen Khan and Lubna Kerr, the night will feature a line-up including Don Biswas, Joshua Bethania, Faizan Shah, Pravanya Pillay and Sabina.

Noreen Khan says: "I am so excited about co-hosting the BBC Asian Network comedy night in Glasgow! The Glaswegian audience will absolutely love the line-up and they're always up for a good laugh!"

Lubna Kerr comments: "I am thrilled that BBC Asian Network are having their comedy night in Glasgow, a city of culture, colour and curries. Delighted and excited to be co-hosting the show with the wonderfully talented Noreen Khan, alongside a brilliant line-up of fantastic Asian comedians on the circuit, I canny wait."

Ahmed Hussain, the Head of BBC Asian Network, adds: "I am really excited that we're able to bring this year's show to Glasgow, showcasing some of the UK's finest up and coming names in comedy! Asian Network is all about celebrating and championing talent and this a great opportunity to do exactly that for rising voices, perspectives and talent from across the UK, and to top it off we'll have a DJ on the night, so get ready for a proper Asian Network night out!"

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