Dharmander Singh : Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit? Wednesday 4th May 2022 “Growing up – I was too brown for the white kids and the wrong kind of brown for
Dharmander Singh : Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit?
Wednesday 4th May 2022
“Growing up – I was too brown for the white kids and the wrong kind of brown for the brown kids.
That’s when I first questioned my identity.”
Come and join international stand-up comedian Dharmander Singh as he goes on a journey to discover his identity, roots and nationality through funny stories and observations about being named after a Bollywood legend, living in 80’s Birmingham and the
challenges of being a sun-kissed Brummie in Berlin.
★★★★★ ABOUT THE ACT ★★★★★
Dharmander Singh was born in Birmingham in the mid 70’s as a first generation British Asian. He started in theatre from a young age and graduated to stand up comedy in his late 20’s.
He successfully ran the Birmingham comedy club “Custard Balti”. In 2008, Dharmander did an early “Brexit” and moved to Germany.
Based in Berlin, he has been entertaining crowds as compere and solo artist from Amman to Zurich for over 15 years. He supported Ardal O’Hanlon, Judah Friedlander as well as Steve-O and performed with Jeff Ross.
A comedy festival regular, Dharmander performed at Edinburgh Fringe and Birmingham Comedy Festival in 2017 with his acclaimed one-man show “Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit” for the first time.
This production has also been part of Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and 2019, Utrecht International Comedy Festival 2019 and Brighton Fringe 2019.
It travels in regular intervals through European countries such as Austria, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Italy. Dharmander’s comedy and storytelling also made its journey to the Arabian Peninsula like Jordan, Oman and The United Arab Emirates.
His style of comedy has been described as light-hearted, captivating, warm, entertaining and energetic with smatterings of social and political commentary.
He has appeared on BBC radio on several occasions and featured in the Scottish BAFTA winning film “Crying with Laughter”.
Dharmander is also the regular compere and co-promoter of the popular club “Cosmic Comedy Berlin” which produces sell-out shows and tours Edinburgh for the month of August every year.
★★★★★ QUOTES ★★★★★
“Dharmander’s mega-watt smile and brilliantly energetic style will win you over.”
Sonya Nemec (Blog: The Girl with the Edinburgh Tattoo)
“Dharmander Singh is an energetic, lively, fun MC and comedian. He is extremely likeable and audiences warm to
Nik Coppin (Stand-up comedian & producer, Laughing Panda Productions)
“Dharmander is an amazing and mesmerising presence on stage.”
Lynn Ruth Miller (Stand-up comedian, entertainer)
★★★★★ COVID RULES ★★★★★
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★★★★★ TICKETS ★★★★★
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★★★★★ THE VENUE ★★★★★
Kookaburra Comedy Club
Schönhauser Allee 184, 10119 Berlin
★★★★★ COMMUNITY ★★★★★
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