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If you are only going to stick to one resolution in 2024 it has to be ‘Get more humor into your life!’ Sharing a good joke with other people is the perfect antidote to stress. It stops you taking others and more importantly yourself, too seriously.

The perfect way to keep your new, good-habit is to round up your favorite people and bring them to the best live comedy show in the Middle-East.

To start 2024 with 100% guaranteed happiness, ‘The Selfdrive Laughter Factory’ boasts four of the best live stand-up comedians currently touring the globe.

Star of Kevin Harts ‘Hart of the city’, Netflix and Comedy Central, Keith Johnson is a regular headliner at some of the best comedy festivals in the world,

Next on stage, Eleanor Tiernan was the first act to feature on RTE’s flagship Stand and Deliver and recently wrote and performed on the critically-acclaimed political satire show ‘Irish Pictorial Weekly’. She plays Dolores in the RTÉ sitcom Bridget and Eamonn. Her stand up is so exceptional that she was invited onto Stewart Lee’s highly acclaimed ’Alternative Comedy Experience.

Saaniya Abbas is the comedian to watch. She has graced the stages of renowned New York comedy clubs like ‘The Comedy Cellar’ and ‘The Stand’ in 2023, and has opened for comedy household names like, Jason Manford, Schalk Bezuidenhout and Rob Van Vuuren. With over 500,000+ followers across her social platforms, she has a colossal fan base.

Finally, Yash Bhardwaj has just returned to the Middle East after a sellout tour in Australia. This fast-rising star has a unique, hilarious style. Yash is starting to gain recognition around the world, at some of the best comedy clubs and festivals.

So, treat someone you care about to a ticket to the Selfdrive Laughter Factory. It has to be the best present you can give them.

When & Where:
The Selfdrive Laughter Factory, January 2024 tour dates

12th Friday & 13th Saturday – Movenpick JBR Dubai

18th Thursday – Radisson Hotel, DAMAC Hills, Dubai

19th Friday – Media Rotana Al Barsha Heights, Dubai

20th Saturday – Dukes The Palm, 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

KEITH JOHNSON

STAND UP COMEDIAN | CREATOR | VO | ACTOR Los Angeles,CA

SOCIAL MEDIA

IG: @KEITHJOHNSONHQ

Keith Johnson is a Los Angeles based stand up comedian, creator, actor and voice over artist. He was featured on Kevin Hart’s ‘Hart of the City’ on Comedy Central and on Adult Swim.

Keith is thoughtful, laid back and hilarious. He challenges social norms and remains objective in his comedy which relates to men and women all across the world.

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Eleanor Tiernan 

Eleanor Tiernan is an Irish comedian well-known among Irish audiences for her live stand up performances and her work in TV, theatre and on radio. She was featured on Stewart Lee’s Alternative Comedy Experience on Comedy Central and has played Latitude, Glastonbury, Montreal Just For Laughs and all of the top Irish comedy festivals.

Eleanor’s first TV work was with Headwreckers as part of Channel 4‘s Comedy Lab series. Following this she both wrote and performed in RTE’s The Savage Eye which received an IFTA nomination. Eleanor has appeared on Maeve Higgins’ Fancy Vittles, The Panel, Republic of Telly and performed stand-up on Tonight with Craig Doyle. She was the first act to feature on RTE’s flagship Stand and Deliver and recently wrote and performed on the critically-acclaimed political satire show Irish Pictorial Weekly. She plays Dolores in the RTÉ sitcom Bridget and Eamonn.

Eleanor lives in the UK where she enjoys making social faux pas and losing personal items on public transport.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eleanortiernancomedian/

Twitter: @eleanortiernan

Instagram: eleanortiernan

Clips:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOdz7Ig_dCg&t=7s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPC_Oxx6dfI&t=18s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dYZgllKkpc

Saanya Abbas

Dubai’s comedy sweetheart Saaniya Abbas dishes about life after divorce, and dating in her 30’s. When she’s not on stage doing standup, Saaniya creates content around her life as a cosplay artist, an art director and a musician.

Standup comedian, Saaniya Abbas, is a staple of the Dubai comedy scene, performing her set multiple times a week all across the UAE. She fearlessly navigates cultural clashes and personal triumphs on stage with grace, poise, and an infectious sense of humor. Her stories resonate with audiences, inspiring both laughter and a sense of empowerment.

Saaniya graced the stages of renowned New York comedy clubs like The Comedy Cellar and The Stand in 2023, and has opened for comedy powerhouses like Jason Manford, Schalke, Rob Van Vuuren, and Ahmed Ahmed. With over 300,000+ followers across her social platforms, she has a global fan base.

Her meteoric rise on Instagram, coupled with her unforgettable live performances, solidify her as a rising star in the comedy scene.

https://www.saaniyaabbas.com/about

Instagram: @saaniyax (181K Followers)

YASH BHARDWAJ

Founder of Dubai’s Home of Comedy – Flamingo Live

YASH IS A COMIC/ACTOR WITH A RICH THEATRE AND STAGE EXPERIENCE OF OVER 6 YEARS. A REGULAR AT VARIOUS COMEDY ROOMS IN DUBAI AND ABU DHABI, YASH HAS HEADLINED AND SHARED THE STAGE WITH MULTIPLE INTERNATIONAL COMICS. YASH RECENTLY DID HIS FIRST AUSTRALIA TOUR, HE DEBUTED HIS COMEDY SPECIAL, BROWN UNDER AT THE ADELAIDE FRINGE FESTIVAL AND SOLD OUT 3 OUT OF THE 4 RUNS OF THE SHOW, ADDITIONALLY HE WAS INVITED TO PERFORM AT SOME OF THE BIGGEST COMEDY CLUBS IN SYDNEY/MELBOURNE. HE WILL BE TOURING THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION WITH HIS COMEDY SPECIAL, ” THE EXPAT OF ARABIA ” IN THE LATER HALF OF 2023. HE WAS ALSO RECENTLY SHORTLISTED TO TAKE PART IN SO YOU THINK YOU ARE FUNNY? ( UK ) AND HE IS SET TO TAKE PART IN THE FIRST ROUND THAT KICKS OFF IN LONDON VERY SOON.

HE HAS WON VARIOUS STAND UP COMEDY COMPETITIONS IN THE REGION LIKE BEAT THE CAMEL, COMEDY WORLD CUP ( TWICE ), COLOSSEUM OF COMEDY ( TWICE ) ESPANA COMEDY GAMES, ETC. HE IS ALSO ONE OF THE FEW COMICS IN THE REGION TO PRODUCE AND PERFORM HIS 1 HOUR SOLD OUT SOLO SHOWS. YASH IS THE FOUNDER BEHIND DUBAI’S BELOVED COMEDY CLUB: FLAMINGO LIVE, THAT PRODUCES WEEKLY COMEDY NIGHTS AT VARIOUS VENUES IN UAE.

APART FROM THE REGULAR COMEDY SHOWS, YASH HAS DONE VARIOUS CORPORATE COMEDY SHOWS FOR COMPANIES LIKE TIKTOK ARABIA, TEAM RED DOT MEDIA, THE MEDIAVANTAGE, LANDMARK GROUP, DEVISERS DUBAI, ZOMATO, ETC

YOU CAN FIND SOME OF MY COMEDY REELS HERE:

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TALK DIRTY TO ME: HTTPS://WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/REEL/COZUAV3PUCE/

About The Selfdrive Laughter Factory

The Selfdrive Laughter Factory hosts a fresh bill of three top professional comedians every month, many already familiar stars of the screen on hit USA and UK TV shows.

With a reputation for quality and a sharp eye for talent, The Laughter Factory has showcased reams of A-list comics on their way to superstardom, including, Russell Peters, Michael McIntyre, Dara O’Briain, Mickey Flanagan, Jason Manford, Sarah Millican, Kevin Bridges, and Frankie Boyle.

The Selfdrive Laughter Factory’s commitment to comedy has been recognized by numerous publications, winning several accolades over its two-decade history, including several’ best comedy night’ awards from Time Out Dubai.

Media contact

Gail Clough (co-founder)

+97150 100 3074

gail@thelaughter.com

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