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Saif AK (Egyptian Comedian)

Saif Abu-Kandil started in London (UK) in 2002 while living there, in 2005 at his first Edinburgh Fringe Festival, was on BBC’s 60 Comics in 60 minutes. At the 2006 EFF (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) was in Patrick Monahan’s Do the right thing, in 2011, appeared on Set List opening for Rick Overton that night, as well as other shows during the festival. In 2014, became the Managing Director of Al Hezb El Comedy, during that time, worked with Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad introducing Set List to Egypt (in Arabic as well); subsequently took Al Hezb to the EFF 2014 with the show Falafel, Houmous, & Baba Ghanoush at The Stand. At the start of 2015, Saif Abu-Kandil left Al Hezb El Comedy and started Ronin Comedy Productions; at the same time, Saif A.K. (formerly Steve Kandel) was born. Has performed with: Patrick Monahan, John Robertson, Simon Munnery, Martin Mor, Bronston Jones, Anil Desai, Imaan Hadchiti, The White Sudani, as well as Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad’s Set List in 2011 and 2014

I hope the following links can be a testament to my skills even though a live show is so much better

Part 1 of 2:

Part 2 of 2:

This was made back when I was using my “white man’s stage name” of Steve Kandel (a lot of people hear Steve when I say Saif)

Now there is an updated sort of showreel on my facebook page  and for my online content there’s which always has links to the new youtube channel am working on


Saif Abu-Kandil


Ronin Comedy

Episodes With Saif AK (Egyptian Comedian)

  • TJCS – February 12, 2019

    Today we discuss the “Fear of being Reviewed” by your peers as the biggest reason why people don’t chase after their dreams. Gay rapper Kiy Kiy Blac promotes his new song, Comedian Saif from Egypt comes back on the show, Will the Window Guy promotes his new business, and more!

  • TJCS – January 28, 2019

    Today we talk about doing great work in your life and loving what you do. This goes for your job as well as your relationships. Also, comedian Saif AK from Egypt joins the show. Saif talks about life as a comic in Egypt as well as the differences in culture between Egypt and the US, […]

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