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Curry & Comedy: A live cooking show, like never before

You can't beat a good curry and a good joke. But authentic Indian curry and top quality comedy can be hard to come by. That's why we're excited to let you know about a fantastic opportunity for you, your church, your social group and more.

Compassion graduate, Jane’Alam Sheikh, and the editor of Sorted magazine and stand-up comedian, Steve Legg, are offering you a fantastic evening of entertainment, including a live curry cooking demonstration.

Compassion Presents: Curry & Comedy

The Curry and Comedy show gives you two hours of fun, laughter, light-hearted banter, plus a live curry-cooking masterclass. You'll also walk away with curry recipe cards so you can try making the authentic Indian curry at home.

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During Curry and Comedy, Steve performs his laugh-out-loud, ever-popular "tricks and laughs" set. He is joined by Jane' Alam, a Compassion graduate who demonstrates how to make his mum's famous Chicken Kosha curry.

live curry cooking demonstration

Whilst cooking, Jane’ shares his personal experience of Compassion child sponsorship. During his moving story, Jane's explains how thanks to his sponsor, he was the very first child in a slum of 10,000 to go to school.

Your opportunity to book Curry & Comedy

We're inviting churches or individuals to host Curry & Comedy and treat their friends and family with an experience that will not just entertain, but inspire.

The Curry & Comedy show is on road throughout the year, and can be tailor-made to your preference. You can book the show for:

  • A social event for your church community
  • An Evangelistic event for your church
  • A fundraising event
  • Birthday and anniversary parties
  • Office parties

Book Curry & Comedy by emailing Jane'

 

Curry & Comedy testimonials

In 2017, Curry & Comedy entertained hundreds of people in over 34 cities around UK:

"As a church we laughed, we prayed, we were blessed by the story of hope and love."– Darren McWilliams, Lisburn Elim Church, N.Ireland.

“I would highly recommend Jane' and Steve’s Curry and Comedy Night to any church who has a heart to make a difference in the world we live in. I laughed (lots), I was challenged, I was inspired, I learnt how to make an excellent curry and on top of all that we were able to help children in poverty from all over the world! AMAZING!”– Damian Wharton, General Director, Scripture Union N.Ireland.

Curry & Comedy FAQs

How do I book Curry & Comedy?

Download a Curry and Comedy Booking Pack with further information or to book a provisional date, please call Jane' on 07739 864 325 or email.

How much does it cost?

It costs just £250 as booking fee to host the event. We recommend churches/groups sell tickets for (£5/£7/£10) for the event. The ticket proceeds belongs to the host, so you can easily break even, and also generate surplus funds if you want to. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss how we can best serve you.

Are there any technical requirements? 

All details can be found in Curry and Comedy Booking Pack. In a nutshell, we need you to provide PA, a projector, a camera set-up and power supply. Please feel free to discuss other alternatives with us.

Which dates are available for booking?

Curry & Comedy runs throughout the year. Please drop us an email or call Jane' on 07739 864 325 to find a suitable date for you.

What about the marketing and promotion of the event?

The host is responsible for marketing and promotion. However, to make it as easy as possible we've created marketing and promoting material templates like posters, social media banner and power point slides for you to use.

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