Hyde Panaser

Casting Information

Playing age range 30-40
Height 6ft  (182 cm)
Driving Licence Yes
Hair Colour Dark Brown
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Build Medium

TV & Radio

BBA Radio Breakfast Show – Written and presented
Unity FM – Garage music show
Future FM – Late night show for Garage and 2-step

Westside Radio FM – Breakfast Show
Westside Radio FM – Saturday Specialist Show Written and Presented
BBC Asian Network – Meera Syal’s Comedy Night
The Lenny Henry Show – Radio 4 – 2020

Competitions

Runner Up – The Olympia New Act Competition 201
Semi-Finalist – The Golden Jester Comedy Competition 2012.
Finalist – The Comedy Store Gong Show numerous times.

Hyde Panaser hit the comedy scene performing for over an hour for his first ever set. He is founder of and regularly headlined a comedy night called Humili-Asian, which offered a platform for comedy acts of all levels.

Hailing from West London, Hyde is trained as a graphic designer, but has worked within the Asian media industry from the age of 15. Performing music to various crowds, moving on to radio and progressing into comedy. He has produced, written and presented a number of hi-octane radio shows for community radios, including breakfast shows and specialist music shows. He has also appeared on TV and film, speed dating in Gurinder Chadha’s movie “It’s A Wonderful Afterlife”. He was also featured on the BBC Asian Network as part of Meera Syal’s Comedy Night, celebrating the next generation of Asian stand-up comics.

When it comes to comedy he considers everyone a target, his observational storytelling style takes you on a journey of numerous subjects to dealing with the different cultures he comes across living a multicultural lifestyle – at home with his parents! He has previously opened for Imran Yusuf, Jason Rouse, Felix Dexter, Papa CJ, Shazia Mirza, Robin Ince, Paul Sinha, Nathon Caton and many more talented acts. Hyde has had the opportunity to perform at some of the top comedy venues and theatres around the country including, Watermans, The Comedy Store, Downstairs at The King’s Head, The Comedy Cafe, Alexander Theatre (Birmingham), Millennium Stadium (Cardiff) and many more.

He has attracted interest from various media including Timeout, Asiana Magazine, Eastern Eye, BBC Asian Network and InsideDesi.com. He was runner up in The Olympia New Act Competition 2011 and Semi-Finalist in The Golden Jester Comedy Competition 2012. He has also been a finalist at The Comedy Store Gong Show numerous times.

Hyde debuted his show “99 Problems But My Beard Ain’t One” at the Camden Fringe 2018 where he performed 5 exclusive shows. He looks at the social perceptions towards someone who looks like him. He has written and produced a spoof track of the same name which featured in the show. You can catch some of the quips on his social media under the hashtag #99problemsbutmybeardaintone

Tour Support 

Nathan Caton – “Straight Outta Middlesex”
Nathan Caton – “Pursuit of Happiness”
Jason Rouse – this was a tour warm up

“Hugely likeable and assured young comic, one of the brightest new talents around” – Timeout
“Fucking brilliant” – Nina Wadia
“His fast-paced style marks him out as a star of the future” – Eastern Eye
“One of the best British Asian comedians on the live circuit”  – Eastern Eye
“Hyde has a natural talent for stand-up. I saw him on his 8th ever gig and it seemed like it was his 80th. Look out for this quickly upcoming Asian comedian!” – Papa CJ Comedian
“A natural on stage who oozes charisma & charm” – Nathan Caton