Esther Manito: #NotAllMen
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#NotAllMen is the new solo show from Esther Manito (So You Think You're Funny Finalist, As Heard on Radio 4Xtra, Author Don't Panic I'm Islamic). Esther is a British Arab with a brilliant dad and a husband who is her rock. However, Esther grew up in the nineties during the peak of lad culture and images of angry Arab men dominated the screen, none of which matched the Arab men she knew and loved-so is there any truth in it!?! What was Esther supposed to look for in a boyfriend??? What should a man be like? Her Arab dad was adamant that his daughters should be feminists (a dirty word in the 90s)&! But Arab men are aggressors right? Geezers are real men right? WHAT THE HELL SHOULD ESTHER LOOK FOR IN HER FUTURE MAN? Esther takes you back on her navigation of being a mixed race teen and gender politics. Esther has opened for Jason Mansford, Shappi Korsandi, Alan Davies and Sindhu Vee. Finalist of So You Think You're Funny, Bath Comedian of the year, Sussex New Comedian and BBC new comedian nomaniee 2016-19.

Esther's Comedy Debut Crusade edinburgh special is now streamed on Next Up comedy

Funny Women Top Ten Best Show Shortlist (Voted by audience) 2019

"Esther Manito: Lebanese British woman, wife, mother, incredible comedian." - Edfest Magazine


"Ms Manito is a confident comic with a likeability factor which can do her no harm. Her stage presence and delivery enhance her well written material and it is easy to see why she is doing so well, both nationally and internationally," One4Review


"It's clear that Esther is bringing a much-needed voice" Funny Women

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