United Kingdom·July 12 2024

FOC IT UP - Comedy Weekender

Join founder Kemah Bob and hilarious comrades in comedy for a night the Evening Standard calls 'a riot of positivity and inclusivity.

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Overview

Join the FOC IT UP -COMEDY WEEKENDER on 12th and 13th July from 9:15pm at Soho Theatre. It'll be a wonderful evening with founder Kemah Bob and her incredibly hilarious camarades in comedy for a night the Evening Standard calls “a riot of positivity and inclusivity”. The FOC IT UP! Comedy Club is an unapologetic celebration of comedians of colour that are not cis-men! 💙 Friday 12th July Lineup: Sindhu Vee, Leila Navabi, Pravanya Pillay, Miss Mo Real, Sigi Moonlight 💙 Saturday 13th July Lineup: Amrou Al-Kadhi, Kyrah Gray, Kate Cheka, Blank Peng & more TBA Since 2018 FOC IT UP! has brought its revolutionary energy to sold out shows in London, the Edinburgh Fringe, Latitude and Southbank Festival. ‘a vibrant and inclusive space for femmes (including women, non-binary and trans people) of colour in comedy to thrive… changing the industry, one gig at a time…” -Pink News Hot off recording the first season of the FOC IT UP! podcast, featuring stand-up from over 50 comedians, the Femmes of Colour Comedy Club are coming to Soho Theatre and white audience members are encouraged to check their privilege at the door! 🗓️ Friday, 12th July 2024 @ 9pm 📍 Soho Theatre, 21 Dean St, London W1D 3NE

Highlights

Kemah Bob (She / They )

Kemah Bob (She / They )

Pravanya Pillay is a stand up comedian and writer. She delivers anecdotal comedy with surreal observations. Pravanya was featured on BBC Three’s ‘Asian Network Comedy’, Comedy Central’s ‘Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains’ and is a 2023 Chortle Award Best Newcomer Nominee.

Sigi Moonlight

Sigi Moonlight

Mixing suave sophisticated boylesque with satirical comedy, Sigi brings a unique style of performance to the stage. From Captain Birdseye, to dangerous villain to Old Kung Fu Master, Sigi is known to bring shows so outrageous that they were once banned from performing in Canada.

Thanyia Moore

Thanyia Moore

hanyia Moore is an award-winning comedian, a skilled actor, an experienced writer and dynamic presenter best known for her fiercely commanding stage persona and razor sharp wit. Winner of the national Funny Women Awards 2018, Thanyia has gone on to build an impressive list of TV credits including, but not limited to, Mock the Week (BBC), Mo Gilligan’s Black, British and Funny (Channel 4), Drunk History: Black Stories (Comedy Central), Richard Osman's House of Games (BBC), Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled (DAVE), Big Narstie Show (Channel 4) and Don't Hate The Players (ITV2) with more to come.

Pravanya Pillay (She / her)

Pravanya Pillay (She / her)

Pravanya Pillay is a stand up comedian and writer. She delivers anecdotal comedy with surreal observations. Pravanya was featured on BBC Three’s ‘Asian Network Comedy’, Comedy Central’s ‘Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains’ and is a 2023 Chortle Award Best Newcomer Nominee.

Miss Mo'Real

Miss Mo'Real

Mo’Real is guaranteed to bring the house down! This South Londoner is refreshingly bold and pulls no punches. Mo’Real has performed around the UK and in venues from Dingwalls to Hackney Empire in London. Mo’Real won the prestigious 291 Club talent competition in Watford in July 2019.

Leila Navabi (She / They)

Leila Navabi (She / They)

Leila is a writer and comedian from South Wales. She recently made her Edinburgh Fringe debut with a sellout run of her musical comedy hour ‘Composition’. It was met with critical acclaim – ‘an eye-catching introduction to a comic of promise’ (Guardian). Described as 'the actual future of comedy' (LMAOnaise), her television and radio stand-up credits include BBC New Comedy Awards 2022 (BBC) Live at Aberystwyth Pier (BBC), Stand-up Sesh (BBC), Stand Up in My House (BBC) and The Leak (BBC). She is bilingual, with Welsh Language credits including Ffyrnig (S4C) and Ni y Nawdegau (BBC Cymru).

Tickets

12th July Entry Tickets @ 9pm

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FOC IT UP - Comedy Weekender

United Kingdom· July 12 2024· 2 hours

FROM$21/pp