• Saturday, November 27, 2021
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Today's Fatalities 3,998
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Bangladesh Corona Update 
Total Fatalities 418,480
Total Cases 31,216,337
Today's Fatalities 3,998
Today's Cases 42,015
UK Corona Update 
Total Fatalities 418,480
Total Cases 31,216,337
Today's Fatalities 3,998
Today's Cases 42,015
India corona update 
Total Fatalities 467,468
Total Cases 34,555,431
Today's Fatalities 488
Today's Cases 10,549

What's On

Sukh Ojla continues her solo tour

Sukh Ojla

By: Eastern Eye

LIVE PERFORMANCE

OUTWITTING THE DEVIL
When: Until Saturday November 27
Where: Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN
What: The Akram Khan Company presents an epic dance piece about ritual and remembering in the midst of our ever-changing planet.
www.sadlerswells.com

SEVENS
When: Saturday November 27
Where: Harrow Arts Centre, 171 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End HA5 4EA
What: An ensemble cast of UK-based Indian classical dancers and musicians will be sharing the stage in this triple bill show conceptualised and choreographed by award-winning Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer Nina Rajarani MBE.
www.harrowarts.com

MID-DAY MANTRA: SANCHITA PAL
When: Saturday November 27
Where: Jennifer Blackwell Performance Space, Symphony Hall, 8 Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA
What: Free concert at 1pm headlined by one of the most accomplished UK-based Hindustani classical singers.
www.bmusic.co.uk

BOTOWN – THE SOUL OF BOLLYWOOD
When: Saturday November 27 – Sunday November 28
Where: 2Funky Music Café, 23 New Park Street, Leicester LE3 5NH
What: A concert featuring the acclaimed multicultural soul band that reboots Bollywood classics with a shot of late 1960s soul and funk, taking audiences on a musical journey from Memphis to Mumbai.
www.fatsoma.com

JUBIN NAUTIYAL
When: Friday December 10 and Saturday December 11
Where: SSE Arena, Arena Square, Engineers Way, London HA9 0AA & Morningside Arena, 31 Charter Street, Leicester LE1 3UD
What: The popular Indian singer behind songs such as Lut Gaye, which has been viewed over a billion times on YouTube delivers a hit-filled concert with a full live band.
www.ticketmaster.co.uk

KISHORE KUMAR TRIBUTE
When: Sunday December 12
Where: Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane, Pinner HA5 1AA
What: The charity event in aid of Wiping Tears sees talented British singer Zaheer Abbas Khan pay tribute to late great Bollywood legend Kishore Kumar by performing his songs, accompanied by live musicians.
www.eventbrite.com

EVENTS
MY HOUSE MY BARI ‘71
When: Until Tuesday December 14
Where: Kobi Nazrul Centre, 30 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR
What: A free exhibition celebrating the 50th year of Bangladesh’s independence. Artist Rahemur Rahman and young people from ‘A’ Team Arts, and Tower Hamlets schools, recreate a living space depicting the homes of the British Bangladeshi community in 1971.
www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

BOLLYWOOD & BHANGRA DINNER
When: Sunday November 28
Where: Kanishka, 17-19 Maddox Street, London W1S 2QH
What: A dinner and dance event that will serve delicious Indian food to the backdrop of big Bollywood and bhangra hits through the years.
www.eventbrite.com

BADNAAM
When: Saturday December 4
Where: Sway Bar 61-65 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5BZ
What: First Saturday of the month residency. DJ Shai Guy plays Bollywood and urban desi alongside rotating special guests, such as BBC Asian Network radio presenters DJ Nish and Manara.
www.eventbrite.com

SINGLE MUSLIM PROFESSIONALS SPEED DATING
When: Monday December 6
Where: Pizza Express, 99 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LF
What: Speed dating event for Muslim professionals aged 23-35 years old. Women will be seated, and men will rotate between tables every six minutes. At the end of each date, guests mark on their scorecard whether they would like to see that person again.
www.eventbrite.com

THEATRE
LIFE OF PI
When: Until Sunday February 27, 2022
Where: Wyndham’s Theatre, 32-36 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DA
What: Theatre play based on Yann Martel’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name, which revolves around the sole human survivor of a shipwreck struck on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, as they battle to survive an epic voyage across the ocean. The cast includes Hiran Abeysekera, Mina Anwar, Nicholas Khan, Payal Mistry and Raj Ghatak.
www.londontheatre.co.uk

MRS KAPOOR’S DAUGHTER’S WEDDING (REBOOT)
When: Saturday November 27
Where: Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 2UE
What: The acclaimed stage comedy makes a rebooted return and invites audiences into an Asian household preparing for a wedding, but this time with social distancing, Zoom events and adapting to the new normal.
www.becktheatre.org.uk

DAWAAT
When: Tuesday December 14 – Thursday December 16
Where: Tara Theatre, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, London SW18 4ES
What: An intergenerational theatre piece that brings together food, poetry, live music, spoken word and contemporary south Asian dance, with female voices firmly at the heart of this production.
www.taratheatre.com

COMEDY
ZAKIR KHAN: LIVE
When: Until Monday November 29
Where: Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE
What: Following his two massively successful specials, Haq Se Single (2017) and Kaksha Gyarvi (2021), and selling over 100,000 tickets around the world, the stand-up comedian returns with his uniquely Indian style of standup comedy performed in Hindi.
www.sohotheatre.com

THE INDIANS ARE COMING – DIWALI DHAMAKA
When: Saturday November 27
Where: The Slade Rooms Broad Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1HP
What: Entertaining stand-up comedy show featuring top talents Sukh Ojla, Kiran Morjaria, Hyde Panaser and Rahul Kohli providing plenty of laughs.
www.luventertainment.co.uk

AHIR SHAH
When: Saturday November 27 and Sunday November 28
Where: Royal & Derngate, 19-21 Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP & The Glee Club, The Arcadian, 70 Hurst Street, Birmingham B5 4TD
What: The double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee returns with a new stand-up show about significance, insignificance, and scurvy.
www.ahirshah.com

DESI CENTRAL COMEDY SHOW
When: Sunday November 28
Where: The Glee Club, Unit 7a, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ
What: The entertaining stand-up tour continues with top comedy talents delivering plenty of laughs. Check the website for full line-up.
www.luventertainment.co.uk

TEZ ILYAS: THE VICKED TOUR
When: Sunday November 28
Where: The Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA
What: A brand-new stand-up show with the comedian, TV personality and author, as he uses his trademark silly, smart, and subversive humour to celebrate all that we still have.
www.tezilyas.com

SINDHU VEE: ALPHABET
When: Sunday November 28 and Tuesday November 30
Where: The Plowright Theatre, Laneham Street, Scunthorpe DN15 6JT & The Lemon Tree, 5 W N Street, Aberdeen AB24 5AT
What: A brand-new stand-up show with the popular comedian about the hair we want, the friends we have, and living the vast difference between virus and viral.
www.sindhuvee.com

SUKH OJLA: LIFE SUKHS
When: Thursday December 2
Where: The Top Secret Comedy Club, 170 Drury Lane, London WC2B 5PD
What: Acclaimed stand-up comedian Sukh Ojla continues her solo tour of the UK with her show, where she talks about subjects, including mental illness, moving back in with her parents, identity and living a double life.
www.luventertainment.co.uk

PAUL CHOWDHRY: FAMILYFRIENDLY COMEDIAN
When: Thursday December 2 and Friday December 3
Where: The Cresset, Rightwell E, Peterborough PE3 8DX & De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU
What: The popular comedian returns with a brand-new stand-up show about the UK’s handling of the pandemic, why the rules of six only worked for white people, fame, England football fans and Tom Cruise landing his helicopter in someone’s garden.
www.paulchowdhry.com

CLASSES
SHAKTI DIVAS BHANGRA FUSION 2021
When: Until Tuesday December 14
Where: Heston Community School, Heston Road, Heston, Hounslow TW5 0QR
What: A weekly bhangra-Bollywood dance class led by renowned choreographer Rakhi Sood, which is designed to keep you fit in a fun and friendly environment.
www.watermans.org.uk

HALF DAY INDIAN VEGETARIAN VEGAN COOKERY COURSE
When: Sunday November 28
Where: Hounslow, London
What: A trip to the local Indian shop to learn about ingredients will be followed by a practical hands-on cooking course, learning how to make a variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes, along with learning how to use spices to add a depth of flavour.
www.cookingwithmonisha.com

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