Six comedians with a mix of British and foreign heritage bring you the funny.
Melting Pot Comedy is a comedy night celebrating the hottest of the foreign stand-ups in the UK.
Philipp Carl Kostelecky
(Austrian, American, Slovenian) - is taking the comedy circuit by storm performing and compering at the Edinburgh Fringe and sell-out UK and international shows. Philipp also contributes to BBC Wales and is a BBC award-winning radio presenter.
(British, Indian heritage) - host of critically acclaimed BBC Sounds podcast ‘No Country For Young Women’. ‘A wonderfully subversive act’ Steve Bennett, Chortle
(English and Mauritian) - Josh Weller is a stand-up comedian, musician, and comic book writer. His bands were shit but luckily he’s a lot better at stand up comedy. "My favourite new stand up on the circuit" - Alfie Brown
(Ivorian) - Trev Tokabi has a laid back delivery which will not fail to elicit laughter from audiences. Trev’s humour draws in all sort of life experiences, from silly to quirky, smart to clever, and outright stupid. "Trev has the best humour – Broadway Baby"
Rick Kiesewetter (Asian-American) - Rick is an Asian-American comic. Adopted in Japan and then raised in a small town in New Jersey, Rick has been living in the UK since 1993 and has been performing stand-up since 2003. "steers clear of nationality clichés to deliver punchy observational gags about the little things that annoy everyone.” - Evening Standard
(American) - Desiree Burch is an American comedian now living in the UK who is “a larger than life New Yorker… who brought the roof down” -The Independent. Desiree won the Funny Women Award in 2015 and has appeared on ‘Live at the Apollo’ (BBC), 'The Mash Report', 'Mock the Week, ‘Frankie Boyle’s New World Order' (BBC2), 'Live from the BBC' (BBC3), ‘Have I Got News For You’, ‘Qi’ (BBC), ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’ (Channel 4)