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Stand-Up Open Mic Night Hosted by Sajeela Kershi (UK)


Tue 19 Mar 2019, 8:00pm–10:00pm

Where: Kensington Fun House, 185 Manchester St, Christchurch

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: TaylorRuddle

Tuesday Tryouts is Kensington Fun House's newest stand up comedy open mic event! It's a relaxed and welcoming environment where local comics can test out their new jokes while you enjoy some delicious food, coffee and New Zealand brewed craft beers.

The show is free entry, it goes from 8pm until around 10 with a short break in the middle. If you're interested in performing, show up around 7:30 and add your name to the sheet, anyone can have a go and it's free to perform too!

Our guest MC for the night, direct from the UK, fresh from her Auckland and Wellington Fringe Shows.

Sajeela Kershi is a multi-award winning comedian, compere, writer, actor and activist.

She has performed across the UK and internationally. She has contributed and writes for various BBC Radio, has appeared on Comedy Central, ITV's Comedy Cuts and BBC Asian Network comedy on demand. She was voted Huffington Post's top funny women to follow on twitter. @SajeelaKershi Has been described by the Times as 'Smart, funny, with a mischievous glint'

Themes of Feminism, culture, race, religion, identity are the cornerstones of her work for which she has won numerous awards and accolades - including the AWA Asian women of achievement award (Arts and Culture), Argos Award for artistic excellence and ITV's Asian Media award finalist.

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