'Zahra Barri who is Irish/Egyptian: a combination which makes stand-up comedy an almost unavoidable career choice, and had some unexpected Muslim viewpoints on blind dates and bikini waxing, and a terrific gag about the similarity between stand-up comedy and terrorism'Venue Magazine 'Zahra Barri, a cool Rita Rudner...' Alan Nixon Channel 5 Head Of Comedy and Entertainment and Director of Absolutely Productions 'Great. Being half-Irish half-Egyptian, Zahra was able to talk about life as a Muslim woman in countries such as Egypt and Saudi Arabia, plus be very funny. You just know she is going to be big soon. Edgy and very funny' Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club
'......she was superb – she is a natural host. She has a ‘Lucy Porter’ style about her: warm, engaging, draws you in with her gags, but with that additional sauciness for spice. I am confident that if she had told the audience that we should all do the conga round the room, everyone would have happily obliged.'
Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club
'Much of her material stemmed from her
half-Egyptian and half-Irish background, as well as incorporating some well-received anti-establishment jokes, and her somewhat self-deprecatory style went down well.' Review of What The Frock Comedy Night Inter:Mission