Edinburgh Fringe 2022

Bilal Zafar

Bilal Zafar: ‘I built up a whole new confidence doing comedy online’

Bilal Zafar’s Edinburgh Fringe show ‘Care’ explores his time working for wealthy people in a care home on minimum wage, immediately after finishing his media degree. A previous nominee for the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer award, we caught up with Bilal to discuss the premise of his show, the significance of the Fringe and how he developed a strong following on Twitch during lockdown.