‘I laughed. Out loud. Genuinely, not digitally… delightful and upbeat… British urban culture has gradually transcended entertainment platforms and British comedy theatre just seems like a natural and welcome progression.’MANCHESTER CONFIDENTIALMan of the moment, voice of a generation and groundbreaking broadcaster, SB.TV’s Jamal Edwards curated a trio of witty, edgy and riotous events showcasing new talent from across the UK.While Jamal went ‘Close Up’ with Manchester legend Dave Haslam to reveal all about his rapid rise, YouTube sitcom sensation Smokey’s Barbers hit the stage live for the first time; Ghetts’ History of Grime: Rebels with a Cause undressed one of Britain’s most exciting musical cultures and Jokes from the Hood’s fast-paced stand-up left audiences breathless.Commissioned by Manchester International Festival.
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Jamal Edwards video interview