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Comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini for a funny take on the global headlines. This week, Jess and Eman are joined by brilliant Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda and hilarious American stand-up DeAnne Smith.
Hilarious comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to take on the global headlines. This week, Jess and Eman are joined by Nicaraguan Canadian comedian Martha Chaves and one of New York City’s finest stand-ups Gas
Brilliant comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to take on the global headlines. This week, Jess and Eman are joined by Australian comedian Ray Badran and British stand-up Sikisa. They’ll be finding out why B
In a special programme for the World Service Festival, this week’s Comedians vs The News is recorded in front of a live virtual audience. Hosts Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini will be joined by super star German comedian Enissa Amani and In
Brilliant comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to take on the headlines. This week Jess and Eman are joined by American comedian and writer Aparna Nancherla and South Africa’s hilarious Schalk Bezuidenhout. T
Brilliant comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines. This week Jess and Eman are joined by Nigerian superstar comedian Basketmouth and British social media sensation Munya Chawawa. They’ll
Brilliant comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines. This week Jess and Eman are joined by Malaysian star stand-up Dr Jason Leong and Dutch comedian Eline Van der Velden. They’ll be fin
International comedy stars join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines. This week, Jess and Eman are joined by one of India’s most popular comics, Neeti Palta and Belgian comedy sensation Michael van Peel. They’ll be fi
Brilliant comedians from around the world join Jess Salomon and Eman El- Husseini to take on the headlines. This week Jess and Eman are joined by Hollywood star Patton Oswalt and Mexican super stand-up Antonio Badia. They’ll be catching up
Comedians vs the News is back! Comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are ready to bring laughter to 2021. This week, Jess and Eman are joined by the South African queen of comedy Tumi Morake and Irish stand-up sensation Joanne McNa
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This week, as we reach the grand finale in the battle to become the next US president, Jess and Eman are joined by Venezuelan American comedian Joanna Hausmann and British Kenyan stand-up Njambi McGrath. What’s a Maga-zuelan? We ask why so m
Malaysian comedian Dr Jason Leong and Swedish comic Evelyn Mok join Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to tackle the international headlines. This week, why is Malaysia facing a political crisis? And has the Swedish Prime Minister really banned
Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are joined by British-Australian comic Deborah Frances-White and top South African stand-up Tats Nkonzo to take on the global news headlines. This week, is it deal or no deal for the UK on Brexit? And are comed
Jordanian stand-up star Wonho Chung and brilliant Brazilian comedian Carol Zoccoli join comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to give their unique take on the world’s headlines. This week, how do Brazilians feel about the promise
Icelandic comedian Ari Eldjárn and British stand-up Josie Long join comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to tackle the global headlines. This week, what does it really mean to be vice-president of the United States? And exploring the
South Africa’s queen of comedy Tumi Morake and top American stand-up Gastor Almonte join comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to find the funny in the world’s news. This week, why is the South African defence minister in trouble for
Top German stand-up Enissa Amani and one of India’s biggest comedians, Neeti Palta, join comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to find the funny in the world’s news. This week, why are India and China at loggerheads over a border? A
Egypt’s top satirist Bassem Youssef and acclaimed American comic Maz Jobrani join comedy duo Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini to take on the world's headlines. This week, what do immigrants in the US really think of Donald Trump? Why are Egypt
Funny couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are joined by Nigerian YouTube star Adeola Fayehun and Australian comedy sensation Alice Fraser to tackle the world’s headlines. This week, why is China is expelling Australian journalists? And wha
Comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are joined by Rafi Bastos, one of Brazil’s sharpest satirists, and South African stand-up star Loyiso Gola to take on the world’s headlines. This week, why are Canadian statues losing their heads?
Global comedy stars join forces to take on the news. This week, why is India obsessed with Kamala Harris? And which leader threatened to punch a journalist in the face? New York-based comedians Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are joined by
Take the world's comedians, add the news, and you’ve got a funny take on the global headlines. From pop culture to Presidential campaigns to global protest movements, New York City’s comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini and an arra
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