Eshaan  Akbar

Eshaan Akbar

Add to Favourites

Comedian

To book Eshaan Akbar please contact your JLA Agent.

Synopsis

Eshaan has appeared on shows such as Mock the Week, QI (becoming the first person of Bangladeshi heritage to appear on these shows), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, The Big Asian Stand Up Night, Sunday Morning Live, and Good Morning Britain. You may also have heard him as the voices of Rishi Sunak, Sajid Javid, and Narendra Modi on Spitting Image.

Biography

Eshaan Akbar has appeared on shows such as Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, QI (becoming the first person of Bangladeshi heritage to appear on these shows), The Now Show, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, The Big Asian Stand Up Night, Sunday Morning Live, and A Pie and a Pint. He can be heard as the host of the But Where Are You Really From podcast on BBC Sounds, and the European award winning Nine Twenty-Nine podcast from Fiverr. Eshaan has also hosted  shows on BBC Asian Network. 

He has performed three sell out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe; Not for Prophet, Prophet Like it’s Hot, and Infidel-ity, as well as sell out London transfers at the Soho Theatre. Eshaan has opened for Micky Flanagan, and has supported Dane Baptiste, Hal Cruttenden, Jan Ravens and Rory Bremner on tour.

Previously of Barclays Wealth and Merton Council, Eshaan holds a Masters in Global Governance and Public Policy and an undergraduate degree in Economics, Finance and Management. He has written articles for The Guardian, The Times, The Huffington Post, and Happiful magazine. He is also a former Bollywood dance choreographer.

© Copyright 2024 JLA. All rights reserved.