The Lounge Comedy Allstars 2023
Presented by Slim, one the UK’s biggest stand up stars and the undisputed king of the Black British comedy circuit, Manchester’s No.1 urban comedy show is back for its annual event with an evening of comedy, which in the past has featured some of the hottest talent in the UK, from Britain’s Got Talent winner Axel Blake, Channel 4 comedy sensation Mo Gilligan, Eastenders' Richard Blackwood and many more.
SLIM | AURIE STYLE| ESHAAN AKBAR | KAMILAH 5 STAR
One the UK’s biggest stand up stars and the undisputed king of the Black British comedy
circuit. Physical, ebullient and unashamedly for the people, his multi award winning 20 year
career has seen him perform to thousands all over the world including supporting Kevin Hart.
Slim was one of the stars of Black, British and Funny (Channel 4), a groundbreaking
documentary showcasing legends of the Black British comedy circuit.
9 X WINNER OF BEST BLACK MALE COMEDIAN
7 X TOTAL SELL OUT TOURS
6 X SMASH HIT COMEDY SPECIALS
Aurie Styla, a young entertainer from London, is known as a stand-up comedian, presenter and
anyone who has seen him perform will remember his charisma, tongue-in-cheek banter and big
smile and will always be remembered for his viral moment the Sniper Pose…
As seen on: Jonathon Ross’ Comedy Club (ITV), Don’t Hate The Playaz (ITV2), Mo Gilligan’s
Black British & Funny (Channel 4) and is a writer for The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan and has
also worked with the likes of Robin Van-Persie and Wayne Rooney.
An English comedian, writer and actor. He is also known as "Michael Pakintyre" on Twitter - the
Bangladeshi-Pakistani version of comedian Michael McIntyre.
Eshaan has appeared on shows such as Mock the Week, QI. The Now Show, Frankie Boyle’s New
World Order, The Big Asian Stand Up Night, Sunday Morning Live, A Pie and a Pint, and many more.
He has performed three sell out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe – ‘Not for Prophet’ (2017), ‘Prophet
Like it’s Hot’ (2018), and ‘Infidel-ity’ (2019) as well as sell out London transfers at the Soho Theatre.
Eshaan has opened for Micky Flangan, and has supported Dane Baptiste.
He has written articles for The Guardian, The Times, The Huffington Post, Happiful magazine and
others. He is also a former Bollywood dance choreographer. Is there anything he can’t do?
A young woman who enters the stage with energy and charisma, charm and confidence with humour
to convince even the toughest audience.
Kamilah5star has over ten years in the urban circuit, hosting live music events, comedy shows, talent
nights and even international holidays. Presented alongside the major names in the industry
including Eddie Kadi, Kojo, Kane Brown and more along with Red Carpet sessions at the UK MOBO
Awards where she has interviewed artists including Wiley, Bashy, Chipmunk, Florida and Kano.
Kamilah5star hails proudly from South London but calls home wherever a good crowd is!
Kamilah 5 Star hosted events alongside Richard Blackwood, Sideman Allday, Mo Gilligan and many