ED FRINGE REVIEW Eshaan Akbar, Prophet Like it's Hot

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Whilst Eshaan is hugely likeable, his second hour felt more educational than it did entertaining.


Eshaan Akbar turned his back on banking and has been performing comedy for four years and following his 2017 sell-out debut, returns to the Fringe this year with Prophet Like It's Hot, a title equally as punny as his debut Not For Prophet.


In a nod to this year's title, Eshaan walks on stage to a reworking of Snoop Dogg's Drop It Like It's Hot and explains how he believes Islam is currently going through a PR crisis.


Eshaan, a self-declared "Gold Standard lapsed Muslim", spends the hour reading passages f