Şaban Kâzım (Saban Kazim)
Şaban (Pronounced Shaban) is a comedian of mixed backgrounds. He is from London and is half Turkish Cypriot and half English. His style of comedy is mainly story telling about his own life experiences. These may include anything from going to the Job centre to trying to buy a kebab. Sometimes he may also throw in an odd one liner here and there.
He 1st tried out stand up comedy early 2009, but only started gigging regularly in February 2010.
Saban was among a small group of new comedians selected to perform stand up at the film première of Ben Miller’s first film ‘HUGE’at Empire Cinemas in Leicester Square.
Saban played the main Kebab shop owner in "You Me Bum Bum Train" December 2011- January 2012 (Interactive secret theatre)
"Avery funny comic with lots of heart. One to watch" Shappi Khorsandi
“It was terrifying, an insight into a man's terrifying life …In a kind of strange way I like it, but I'm not sure why" - Adrian Mackinder from Comedy Central
“Storyteller extraordinaire, infectious catchphrase deliverer and rising young comedy star"- Sarma Woolf, TNT Comedy club
"Not bad for a Turk" Katerina Vrana (Greek comedian and MC)
King Gong Comedy Store December 2014 - Winner
Laughing Horse 2014- Semi finalist
Comedy Knights 2013- Semi finalist
Comedy Cafe New Act night- winner 13/02/13
Laughing Horse New Act of the year 2011- Semi finalist
The Comedy Cafe's new act night, 14th April 2010- Winner (19th gig)