The UAE’s favourite night of comedy and chaos is back with a triple headiner bill, that you and your friends won’t want to miss.

Making his debut in the region, Australian comedy sensation, Khaled Khalafalla was described by TimeOut as“You know when you see a comic and go “well, obviously this person’s going to be huge”? Khaled’s just that good.” 

Next on the bill, flown in straight from NYC, Liz Miele has made regular appearances on Comedy Cenral and has a has written several bset selling comedy books. Also a first timer in the region. Selfdrive Laughter Factory audiences and in for a treat from this rude and raucous female.

Finally, as seen live on the BBC, one of the UKs most important and exciting comedy stars Scott Bennett is returning to the Middle East. This Yorkshire livewire delivers wry observations on the absurdity of modern living. His sharply written routines have been delighting audiences across the country

The Selfdrive Laughter Factory is by far the best night out in the region. Do something lovely and buy someone you care about a ticket. There is nothing better than laughing in a room packed full of other people, all laughing at the same time.


When & Where:
The Selfdrive Laughter Factory, June 2023

16th Friday & 17th Saturday – Movenpick JBR, Dubai

22nd Thursday – Hyde Hotel, Business Bay Dubai

23rd Friday – Park Rotana, Abu Dhabi

24th Saturday – Dukes The Palm,  Royal Hide Away Hotel, Dubai


Show ticket at AED 160 

Show starts 8:30pm

Call 0508786728 for details.
Show tickets must be purchased on www.thelaughterfactory.com

Meet the comics

Khaled Khalafalla

Khaled Khalafalla has performed his powerhouse stand-up comedy around the world – to royalty in the Middle East, Australian troops in Afghanistan and to the invitation-only New York Comedy Festival. He’s also toured with Jim Jefferies on several of his recent Australian tours, opening his biggest show in front of 10,000 people at Perth Arena, a well as blazing a trail across big and small screens with scene-stealing roles in Upper Middle BoganAli’s WeddingUtopia and That’s Not My Dog. He’s also twice been featured in the prestigious Just For Laughs showcase at Sydney Opera House. Do not miss Australia’s fastest rising star in peak funny form.


 ‘One of comedy’s hottest talents, a must see. ★★★★ The West Australian 

 ‘Khalafalla is raw and witty, leaves the audiences in stitches… one not to miss. ★★★★‘ The Music 

 ‘Bursts onto the stage with confidence and enthusiasm and has the audience in stitches from the get go. ★★★★ Herald Sun

 ‘This guy can do no wrong. Everything he touches turns to gold. He’s taking steps forward every day and it’d be a crying shame if you missed him in action.’ The AU Review

“You know when you see a comic and go “well, obviously this person’s going to be huge”? Khaled’s just that good.” –TimeOut

“If there’s one person who’s going to go one to become a huge mainstream star, it’s Khalafalla…” -The Age

Club Set, Comic’s Lounge 2021 (Private Link)

https://youtu.be/A-MAWc3PBiQ  13 mins
JFL Opera House 2018 (3 MIL+ views) 
https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cd6flR8gA0p/?hl=en 1 min

ABC, Raw Comedy  2011  (500k+ views) 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpVt1POOHvQ&t=37s  5 mins
United Nations of Comedy Qatar 2014 (Private Link)

ABC Up-Late, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017 




 Liz Miele

Liz Miele is a NYC comedian that has appeared on Comedy Central, FOX, AXS TV, Hulu and NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. She’s been featured in The New Yorker, NY Times, Runner’s World, Psychology Today and The Guardian. She has several viral videos on Youtube, Instagram and Tiktok including jokes “Feminist Sex Positions,” “Dating Is Harder for Comedians,” and “F*ck Finland” She regularly tours internationally and has three albums out including her first, “Emotionally Exhausting” which has over 2 million views on youtube and her most recent special, Self Help Me which has over 1 million views on youtube. Her newest special “Ghost of Academic Future” premiered Sept 2022 on youtube. Her book “Why Cats Are A**holes” was published March 2021 and she has a weekly podcast with comedian Maria Shehata called 2 Non Doctors. 

website: www.lizmiele.com

Clip: https://youtu.be/JGEAHGCrMLI

Social Media is all @lizmiele

Scott Bennett 

After starting comedy in late 2009, Scott has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the UK circuit. Likeable, with a warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic. In demand by many of the big clubs, Scott delivers wry observations on the absurdity of modern living. His sharply written routines have been delighting audiences across the country. In 2013 and 2015 he was selected to perform in the prestigious Big Value showcase show for Just the Tonic at the Edinburgh fringe, the show has previously been a springboard to success for many household names including Jason Manford and Sarah Millican.

His debut hour stand up show “About a Roy: Stories about me dad” was nominated for the highly acclaimed Amused Moose Comedy Award and was selected as one of the top ten shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015. As well as receiving rave reviews, Scott was selected to perform an extract from the show as part of the famous Mervyn Stutter’s “Pick of the Fringe Showcase”. The show also received a Best New Show nomination at the Buxton Fringe Festival.

His second show “Leap Year” was nominated for Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2019 and completed a sell-out run to critical acclaim at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

A versatile and confident performer Scott regularly appears at many of established clubs including; The Comedy Store, Glee, Jongleurs, Highlight, Just the Tonic, Ten Feet Tall, Funhouse Comedy, Buzz Comedy, Frog and Bucket, Baby Blue, Hilarity Bites and many other independents. He is a resident MC with Funhouse Comedy and is also making a name for himself on the corporate and after dinner speaking circuit.

Recently Scott was also thrilled to be selected to do a support slot for Michael McIntyre as part of his work in progress shows at the Duchess Theatre in London alongside Keri Godliman, Russell Kane and Ed Gamble.

Scott is also a regular writer and performer on the new “Panelbeaters” show created by Gary Delaney and Ciamh Mcdonnell. The show, presented by Jason Manford, recently completed some sell out dates at the Lowry theatre in Manchester.

In 2017 and 18 Scott supported his comedy hero, Rob Brydon on his National UK tour dates for his latest show “I am Standing Up”

In 2018 and 2019 Scott was tipped as one of the “ones to watch” by respected industry online magazine, Chortle.

As well as working as a successful stand-up comic in his own right, Scott has written for high profile acts including Jason Manford, is a writer for The Chris Ramsey show for Comedy Central and has written for the News Quiz on BBC Radio 4.

He has also featured on the BBC Radio 4Extra podcasts, “The Comedy Club” with Arthur Smith and “Knock Knock” with Helen Lederer.

Website – www.scottbennettcomedy.co.uk

YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/ScottybComedyUK

Agent – http://www.fluid-thinking.co.uk/project/scott-bennett/
Twitter – @scottbcomedyuk
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/scottybcomedy

Pubcast – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-scott-bennett-podcast/id1077462234?mt=2

Panelbeaters Show – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/panelbeaters/id1148321866?mt=2

Instagram – scottbcomedyuk


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