TV AND RADIO AS SEEN ON BBC ASIAN NETWORK COMEDY NIGHT ON BBC iPLAYER BBC 3 Online Guest on BBC Asian Network Radio, The Nihal Show Guest on bbc asian network raido, Mawaan and Emily show Guest on BBC Ouch podcast (disability talk show) Guest on No Pressure to be Funny podcast on the British comedy guide Guest on Abnormally Funny People podcast Stand up on People's Voice internet TV.
Clubs PAID WORK FOR DOWNSTAIRS AT THE KINGS HEAD, STAND UP FOR LABOUR, GAG HOUSE COMEDY CLUB AND ABNORMALLY FUNNY PEOPLE AMONG OTHER VENUES. CAN DO UP TO 30 MINS CLUB SET OR 1 HOUR OF MY CURRENT EDINBURGH SHOW, LEFT WING CONSPIRACY THEORIST WITH DYSPRAXIA. AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS New act of the year finalist 2015. Twice winner of the London Comedy Store King Gong show 2009. Comedy Cafe new acts night winner 6 times.
BIOGRAPHY On the surface Don Biswas is a straight forward and old fashioned gag merchant. However, he does talk about a wide variety of unique subjects from having Dyspraxia and mild Asperger's Syndrome (both learning difficulties that effect coordination and social skills). Also thrown into the is politics, interwoven with conspiracy theories, for that extra punch.
When discussing politics Don very much takes an alternative view on the subject, thus talking about the lack choice available in the current system, mainstream media censorship to conspiracy theories, among other topics. However, all of this is done in a tongue and check way, with plenty of gags, meaning he is able to play to a wide variety of rooms.
His comedy has lead him to be a part of Abnormally Funny People a specialist comedy show for comics, who talk about their disabilities and difficulties. Don also has done school's tour support (only for certain dates) for comedian John William’s solo shows My Son's not Rainman.
REVIEWs http://broadwaybaby.com/shows/left-wing-conspiracy-theorist-with-dyspraxia-/720207 http://theweereview.com/review/dyspraxia-politics-the-two-sides-of-don-biswas/ GIGS Up to 40 minutes sets. Paid 20’s Downstairs at The Kings Head, Out of Bounds, Desi Central among other clubs. School tour support for John Williams show My Son's not Rainman Corporate and writing work for Abnormally Funny People.
QUOTES 'his fresh takes on current affairs are consistently hilarious. This will be the first time many audience members would have laughed with, and not at, a conspiracy theorist. At more solemn moments his sincerity cuts through the jovial atmosphere to reveal a great intellect, and an ability to correctly and resonantly sum up a certain political reality. Clever, funny and insane.'
'Don Biswas put more emphasis on slick one-liners, which made much of his Asperger's and Asian background. But his best joke and my favourite of the night had nothing to do with either, and was all the better for confounding the expectations he had created'. Londonisfunny.com
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