Double Edinburgh Comedy Award ‘Best Show’ nominee Ahir Shah is one of the fastest-rising comedians of his generation. Shah’s sharp, intellectual brand of stand-up features a blend of philosophical inquiry, political vigour, and sweet gags.
Ahir’s latest show Dots completely sold out and at the Edinburgh Fringe and will your the UK in 2019 and 2020. It follows Duffer (2018/19) and Control (2017/18) which also sold out and were nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show and subsequently toured the UK and overseas.
Ahir has performed internationally at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Adelaide Fringe and Just for Laughs Montreal, as well as having toured in continental Europe and India.
He has performed stand-up on Live At The Apollo (BBC 2), The Now Show (Radio 4) and Stand Up Central (Comedy Central).
Outside of stand up, Ahir has also been seen on shows including Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC 2), Catastrophe (Channel 4), Campus (Channel 4), Newsnight (BBC 2) and The Daily Politics (BBC 2). He has also performed and regularly writes on The Mash Report (BBC 2) and has written and starred in the short films Ahir Shah’s Summer (Sky) and Ahir Shah’s Life Lessons (BBC Three) and has developed two sitcom pilots for Channel 4.
‘Intricately crafted, profoundly moving, howlingly funny … a blazing talent firing on all cylinders.’
‘Fiendishly clever and furious.’
★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
★★★★ Sunday Times
★★★★ Mail on Sunday
Follow Ahir on Twitter: @ahirshah
Visit Ahir’s website: http://ahirshah.com/