Stand up for Amnesty Comedy Night - 11 April 2019

Our fantastic comedy night is back, with another powerful all-female line up set to make you laugh out loud.

Sajeela Kershi will again be MCing the laughs - watch this space for details of acts.

Date: Thursday 11 April 2019 

Time: 7pm

Venue: Old Queens Head Islington (44 Essex Road, Islington, N1 8LN)

The Islington and Hackney Amnesty Group's annual comedy night began in 2009, in support of Burmese comedian Zarganar, who was imprisoned for making jokes about the country’s military regime. Since then it has become a regular fixture in Islington and Hackney, raising thousands of pounds for Amnesty's vital human rights work around the world and sharing joy in our community.

Tickets will be available at wegottickets shortly, but are strictly limited, with all proceeds going to Amnesty International.

Sajeela Kershi is winner of Asian Women of Achievement Award 2015 and Star of Edinburgh Award-winning show 2007. She has written for and featured on a variety of BBC Radio and has been described as "Smart, funny with a mischievious glint' (Times) and 'Both illuminating and funny as this born raconteur holds her audience enthralled throughout' **** (

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