Saudi's comedy and media scene
Saturday, 6 July 2013
This week's episode speaks to a Saudi actor Mua'yad al-Nifai'e, journalist Badr al-Zaydan and TV presenter Hadi al-Shaibani. The program discusses Saudi's transformation in media and the comedy scene. Al-Nifai highlights the role of comedy pioneers the likes of Fahad al-Bitairi and Ibrahim Khairallah. The different guests address the influences of several diverse people in the Arab world.
Eda’at (‘spotlights’ in Arabic) covers political, cultural and human-interest stories. It regularly interviews high-profile figures, providing a round-up of the most important stories relevant to a particular guest or current event.