Asian Comedy Invasion!

Published: 22nd August 2019

We are delighted to be co-hosting the Asian Comedy Invasion London show on Wednesday 28 August, featuring three of the finest Asian acts around as seen on MTV, CVomedy Central, Stand-Up Asia and more. To find out more and grab your tickets please head HERE.

Jinx Yeo

“The Comedy surprise discovery of this Fringe”
★★★★ AdelaideNow

As seen on Comedy Central and ABC TV – Jinx Yeo is an award-winning comedian from Singapore. Nominated “Best Comedy” at Fringe World 2018… he also won 1st Runner-Up at the Hong Kong International Comedy Festival (2011)… and… Finalist in the America Meet World Global Comedy Competition (2014).

“Roars of laughter”
★★★★ The West Australian

Having entertained sold-out crowds in 21 countries over 3 continents… Jinx’s comedy is widely relatable – not just to Asians, but to audiences of other backgrounds and ethnicities as well.

“The perfect East-West fusion”
★★★★ Herald Sun

Jinx’s stand-up comedy videos have gone viral – e.g. “Asian Nerd Roasts the British” (21 million views) and “Don’t Skip the Sex Talk” (4 million views) – earning him over 300,000+ followers on his Facebook page, despite his relative lack-of-fame.

“Left us in stitches”
★★★★ The Wee Review

Sam See

As seen on Comedy Central’s “The Jim Jefferies Show” – Sam See is part of Asia’s new wave of stand-up comedians, entertaining audiences from around the globe for over half a decade with his unique blend of jokes, stories, and improvised humour.

Based in Singapore, Sam has worked in clubs and theatres with comedians like Dara Ó Briain (UK), Bert Kreischer (USA), Gina Yashere (USA/UK), Jim Jefferies (AUS/USA) & Kevin Bridges (SCO). He has also headlined shows internationally, in cities like Melbourne, Malaysia, Tokyo, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Oman and the Philippines.

Sam has appeared on MTV, iFlix, Channel 5 (Singapore’s nation-wide English broadcaster), and Comedy Central Asia, where he is one of their featured comedians. He was also featured as a comedian on the Comedy Central Programme, The Jim Jefferies Show. He has also been selected for numerous international comedy festivals, including the Singapore Comedy Fringe Festival, the Crackhouse Comedy Carnival and the Magners International Comedy Festival.

“Honest, clever and endearing… there’s real steel in his comedic bones”
★★★★ Broadway Baby

“Whip-smart, risqué”
– Esquire Magazine

“Within seconds, he has the audience laughing, clapping and clinging onto his every word”
– Rice Media

Joanna Sio

As seen on Comedy Central Asia – Joanna Sio is an improviser and a stand-up comedian from Hong Kong. She won second place at the 2012 Hong Kong International Comedy Competition – while she was 9 months pregnant!

Joanna was part of Asia’s very first all-female touring comedy troupe, “Comedy on Heels”. She has featured in numerous comedy festivals, including the Singapore Comedy Fringe Festival, Manila Improv Festival, the Magners International Comedy Festival, Kuala Lumpur International Comedy Festival and Fringe World.

In 2015, Joanna was invited to perform in the prestigious Melbourne International Comedy Festival, as the inaugural cast of “Comedy Zone Asia” featuring the top Asian comedians in the world. She also represented Hong Kong to compete in Laugh Factory’s Funniest Person in the World competition in 2016.

She has performed live stand-up all over the world – including Australia, Canada, India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Germany and the Netherlands.

“Rapid Fire and Cleverly Funny!”
– Take Out Comedy

“A winning stage presence”

“Clever, snappy and very funny”
– Daily Review, Australia