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Imran Yusuf be­gan his videogame ca­reer in the early ’00s, work­ing for Mid­way, Ei­dos, Sega and Kuju be­fore tak­ing a sab­bat­i­cal in 2003 to fo­cus on com­edy. In 2010, he was nom­i­nated for Best New­comer at the Ed­in­burgh Fringe Fes­ti­val, be­com­ing the first per­former in a free show to have been con­sid­ered for the prize. The same year, Yusuf made his TV de­but on Michael McIn­tyre’s Com­edy Road­show, which in­cluded his rou­tine about an­tag­o­nism. He hosted the sec­ond Stand Up For GamesAid com­edy night last month, and is cur­rently work­ing on a new show for this year’s Fringe Fes­ti­val.

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