2023 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Ahir Shah is one of the fastest-rising comedians of his generation and is known for his sharp, intellectual brand of stand-up featuring a blend of philosophical inquiry, political vigour, and sweet gags.

Ahir is a regular on television and radio and has performed stand-up on Live At The ApolloThe Now Show and Stand Up Central. Outside of stand up, Ahir has been seen on shows including Have I Got News For You, QI, Frankie Boyle’s New World OrderMock the WeekThe Mash Report/Late Night MashGuessable, Rob Beckett’s Undeniable and Catastrophe.

Ahir’s show Dots completely sold out at the Edinburgh Fringe and toured the UK ahead of an international release on US streaming platform HBO Max filmed at the Vaudeville Theatre. The show followed Duffer and Control which also sold out and were both nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show and subsequently toured the UK and overseas. Internationally, Ahir has played to sell out audiences at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Adelaide Fringe and Just for Laughs Montreal, and has toured in continental Europe and India. In 2023, Ahir returned to the Edinburgh Fringe with Ends, his first full run at the festival in 4 years, and which won the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show.

An in-demand writer, Ahir has written on shows including The Mash Report/Late Night Mash and Mock the Weekhas written and starred in the short films Ahir Shah’s Summer (Sky) and Ahir Shah’s Life Lessons (BBC Three), and has developed two sitcom pilots with Channel 4.

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"Ahir was incredibly good at tailoring his set to the event, he captured the tone and mood of the event perfectly. He was so well-received by our audience with laughter filling the room throughout the entire set. We can't recommend Ahir enough, and it was great to have the opportunity to work with him."

Political Fundraiser Annual Dinner

“I really enjoyed Ahir's set and I believe it added a lot to the evening. I heard similar statements from quite a few people, so overall a great success.”

Innovation in Politics Awards, Vienna

“Please pass on my thanks to Ahir. David and Preety were really happy and said thank you, David said it was exactly what he wanted which is really great!”

Private Birthday Party