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Time Out Dubai staff
The winner of Dubai's Best comedy gig is Russell Peters, Live Nation The Indo-Canadian comic’s hotly anticipated return to Dubai sold out in seconds – and didn’t disappoint. Hosted by Live Nation at World Trade Centre, March 19-20, 2012.
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The Highly Commended for Dubai's Best comedy gig is Al Murray, Done Events Previous Time Out Dubai award winner Murray brought ‘the pub landlord’ back for another round. Hosted by Done Events at the Madinat Theatre, October 11-12, 2012.
The Highly Commended for Dubai's Best comedy gig is The Road to Edinburgh, Dubomedy Longstanding UAE comedy troupe Dubomedy celebrated their first trip to the Edinburgh Fringe with an almighty send-off. Staged by Dubomedy at The Address Dubai Marina, July 4, 2012.
An Evening with John Cleese The comedic legend gave fans an intimate walk down memory lane. Madinat Theatre, May 23-26, 2012.
Barry Hilton South African national treasure Hilton gave a memorable three-night run at the Madinat Theate. Madinat Theatre, February 21-23, 2013.
Doc Brown Riotously funny Brown was one of The Laughter Factory’s most memorable guests in years. The Laughter Factory, various locations in November 2012.
Jason Byrne The Irish comic pulled no punches at a Dubai double-header. Hosted by McGettigan’s at Almas Tower, May 10-11, 2012.
McGettigan’s ComedyFest A packed bill of Irish comics had us giggling at McGettigan’s third annual event. McGettigan’s JLT, January 3-4, 2013.
Tom Wrigglesworth Afro-touting Yorkshire lad Wrigglesworth lightened the summer months with a fantastic set. The Laughter Factory, various locations, August 2012.
Whose Line is it Anyway? The TV spin-off returned to Dubai for another round of improvisational skits. Madinat Theatre, May 10-12, 2012.