News: Edinburgh Run & Tour For Ahir Shah

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Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee 2017 and 2018, Ahir Shah will embark on a run at Soho Theatre from 16th September before his biggest UK tour to date begins on 23rd October with brand new show Dots, following a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Tickets are now on sale.

Ahir’s latest show explores the necessity, utility, and absence of certainty. This follows on from last year’s critically acclaimed show, Duffer, which was performed to packed houses at the 2018 Fringe and earnt him a second consecutive Best Shownomination at the coveted Edinburgh Comedy Awards. This was followed by a hugely successful UK tour, a sold out run in London's West End, and a run at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2019.

On TV and radio, Ahir’s recent appearances have included Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), Have I Got News For You (BBC One), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC Two), The Mash Report (BBC Two), Stand Up Central with Rob Delaney (Comedy Central), The Big Asian Stand-Up (BBC Two) and The Now Show (BBC Radio Four), written and starred in Ahir Shah’s Summer(Sky Arts) and Ahir Shah’s Life Lessons (BBC Three), and has appeared in Live at the Electric (BBC Three) and Campus(Channel 4). As a writer he is developing a sitcom for Channel 4, and has also written for The Mash Report (BBC Two) and The News Quiz (BBC Radio Four).

Dots will be Ahir’s eighth solo Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, succeeding Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated shows Dots (2018) and Control (2017), Machines (2016), Distant (2015), Texture (2014), Anatomy (2013) and Astrology (2011).  As well touring across the UK, India and continental Europe, Ahir has also been making a name for himself performing at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Adelaide Fringe, and the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. 

Picture by The Other Richard

 

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