Arabs Are Not Funny

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  • Date:
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  • Advance Price:
    Standard £15.00, Concessions £12.75
  • Doors Price:
    Standard £18.50, Concessions £15.75
  • Venue:
    Visitors' Book Café
  • Age Guidance:
    Ages 16+

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You might have thought that Arabs couldn’t get any funnier. Think again. The funniest Arabs in London are back on stage, in the flesh, funnier than ever before at Woolwich Works.


Ella Al-Shamahi

As well as being a National Geographic Explorer, TV presenter on the BBC & Channel 4, and an expert in fossil hunting in caves in unstable and hostile territories… Yemeni British Ella Al-Shamahi also happens to be a brilliant stand-up comic.


Palestinian and Irish comic Nadz brings hilarious real-life experiences to the stage, having performed across the UK and in Los Angeles.

Elie Maalouf

Elie began his stand-up career in Beirut, Lebanon in 2018. Since then, he has performed at venues across the country. He is a regular comedian with AWK.WORD, the first underground stand-up comedy platform in Lebanon.

Muhsin Yesilada

Muhsin is a stand-up comedian and psychology PhD who regularly performs in theatres and clubs like Vauxhall Comedy Club, Top Secret Comedy Club, and Backyard. He is making a name for himself on the comedy circuit, being a Chortle Student Comedy Award semi-finalist, New Act of the Year nominee, So You Think You Are Funny semi-finalist, and UK PhD Student of the Year nominee. His comedy sketches and podcast have accumulated over 20 million views across Instagram and TikTok.

Hasan Al-Habib

Chortle Student 2022 Finalist and OnlyFansTV Comedy Creative Fund finalist Hasan Al-Habib was born to Iraqis that moved to Birmingham after realising Baghdad wasn’t dangerous enough.“Deliciously funny” (The Guardian) “Super talented” (Mae Martin)“F***ing brilliant” (Limmy).

Please note that line-ups are subject to change.

Event Info

Arabs Are Not Funny

Event information

  • Running Time:
    1 hour 15 mins. | Show ends at approx. 10:15pm
  • Interval:
    approx. 9:15pm
  • Latecomers Policy:
    Latecomers may enter during an appropriate moment in the performance’
  • Audience Photography:
    Audience photography is allowed
  • Other Event Info:
    This event is unreserved seating and standing.
  • Other Event Info 2:
    If you require accessible seating or are unable to stand, please select this in the access requirements section during checkout and we will reserve a seat for you.