NOTE: This performance will take place completely IN ENGLISH.
This event is presented by AlHudood شبكة الحدود and supported by MARSM UK.
Bassem Youssef has become one of the most influential and poignant satirists and political commentators from the Middle East. He shot to fame after treating the wounded during the Arab Spring in 2011, when his online comedy show went viral. Dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab world, his witty commentary and famous satirical news TV show El Bernameg has spread far beyond his home country of Egypt.
A mixture of stand-up and story-telling, his debut London performance which takes the form of a one man show performed completely in English. Hear about his personal journey from being a heart surgeon, to a TV show host, to an accused traitor and spy, to a refugee who had to flee the Arab world.
Following the event, we will be hosting a meet and greet reception with Bassem Youssef, including drinks and nibbles as well as a chance to speak to the man himself. For a chance to experience this unique opportunity, please purchase the Meet and Greet add-on ticket in addition to your general admission tickets.