Past Event

The Laughter Factory

‘Tickle Your Funny Bone’ tour If you want to make someone extra happy, tickling their funny bone has proven to be one of life’s greatest rewards. And to help your reach that often hard to find spot, we have three of the world top tickling specialists. Making his debut in the Gulf multi award winning Alasdair Becket-King will be treating the region to a master class intruly intelligent stand up.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Arabian Standard Time)
NEST Al Saef 1 Street 1st Floor, Barsha Heights Dubai, AE Get Directions

Another first timer on the Laughter Factory is Sarah Callaghan.

Armed with bags of attitude, we are about to get a much needed wake up call about women in stand up. Sarah Is fast gaining a reputation as one of the funniest comics currently touring the UK.

Finally,Edinburugh Fringe favourite Adam Bloom boasts a string of sellout tours at the world best comedy festival. This “Never Mind the Buzzcocks’ regular, has one of the fastest comedy minds on TV.

Meet the comics

Alasdair Becket-King

Winner, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2017

Finalist Amused Moose Comedy Award 2017

Winner, NATYS 2014

Runner Up, Laughing Horse New Act 2013

3rd Place, Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian 2013

Finalist, So You Think You’re Funny? 2013

Radio 4 Extra - Performer, BBC New Comedy Award Heat

Radio 4 Extra - Sketch Writer, Newsjack

Alasdair Beckett-King was named Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2017 and won the NATYs New Act of the Year in 2014.

His debut solo show The Alasdair Beckett-King Mysteries was a finalist in the Amused Moose Comedy Award 2017. It made Dave's top 10 jokes of the fringe, and went on to sell out at the Soho Theatre.

ABK is a literal Renaissance man. A man for two seasons (autumn and winter). A stand up comedian and animator, ABK has written and performed for BBC radio, and for several indie video games. His stand up clip for 'BBC Scotland Short Stuff' went viral in 2017, with over 2 million views, and you wouldn't believe how little that impressed his dad.

Alasdair has performed stand up across the UK, in Germany, Norway and Romania, at the Utrecht Comedy Festival, at Glastonbury, Latitude and the Edinburgh Fringe.

A graduate of the London Film School, he won a student Royal Television Society award and was nominated for a Student Oscar in 2013. But he hardly ever mentions it.

Alasdair is currently writing his second solo show, and developing a sitcom with Rockerdale Studios, the production company behind 'Bobby and Harriet Get Married' on Sky.

Regular Tickets, priced at AED 160 including VAT

Early Bird Tickets at AED 140 available a week before the first show

Visit to make a booking today.

NEST will close at 17:00 onwards

The Laughter Factory

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