Murat Topal

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Murat Topal

Murat Topal (* 1975 in Berlin ) is a German comedian and cabaret artist .

Live and act

Topal grew up in Berlin-Neukölln as the child of a German mother and a father of Turkish origin. He first attended the police school and worked from 1996 to 2005 as a police officer in Berlin-Kreuzberg; later additional training at the stunt and drama school in Düsseldorf followed.

In the beginning of his cabaret career he performed part-time. After minor television appearances in his role as a Kreuzberg police officer in 2004 and 2005 on television programs such as Nightwash , Freitag Nacht News or Quatsch Comedy Club , the premiere of his first full-length program Faked Cases followed in 2005 - a cop unpacks with a six-week guest performance at the ufaFabrik Berlin . In 2006 Topal, who was now temporarily released from the police service on request, was a guest in the cabaret show Mitternachtsspitzen and in the windshield wiper gala at the end of 2006. In 2007 he ended his civil servant career. In 2008 his second solo program followed, Tschüssi Copski! A cop is packing with whom he went on a tour of Germany. It is now also showing a 5-year best of Topal Total . With a strong physical presence and linguistic versatility, Topal slips into numerous types that he met daily as a police officer with a connection to Kreuzberg / Neukölln. T. wrote life.

Together with former police colleagues, Topal is involved in the “Stop Tokat” project against violence at Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg schools and is also an ambassador for the Notinsel facility . He has been a guest on TV talk shows on topics such as integration and violence. In 2015 he returned to the police enforcement service of the Berlin Police .

In 2012 he was the moderator of Quiz Taxi Reloaded .


  • 2005: Heilbronn laurels in the field of comedy


Guest on radio and TV programs

2009: Günther introduces the comedian to his Kreuzberg school mediators
  • 2005 Everything must go , 3 Sat; Nonsense Comedy Club , Pro7; 2005 Nightwash , WDR; Friday night news , RTL.
  • 2006 Midnight Peak , WDR; Windshield wipers , ARD
  • 2006 German-Turkish, Turkish-German , 3sat
  • 2007 Bannmeile , 3sat; NDR Talk Show ; Niels Ruf Show , Sat.1 Comedy; RTL Comedy Night
  • 2008 Nightwash Special , Comedy Central; Mr. J. , rbb evening show; Police call Topal , Radio Funkhaus Europa; TV Total , Pro 7
  • 2009 Comedy Jam , Jam FM; Comedy Camp , Radio NRW; Fun (k) haus , WDR
  • 2010 Talk of the Town , HR; Understand fun , SWR
  • 2011 Arosa Humor Festival , SF
  • 2012 Quiz Taxi , kabel eins

Film: cinema


  • 2005: Faked cases - a cop unpacks! (CD and mp3)
  • 2006: Police Call Topal (mp3 download)
  • 2007: Faked Cases - A Cop Unpacks! (DVD)
  • 2008: Bye Copski! - A cop packs up (CD)
  • 2012: "Quiz-Taxi" Kabeleins


  • Police for beginners. The ultimate book for law enforcement officers, law breakers and other ordinary people. Lappan Verlag, Oldenburg 2008, ISBN 978-3-8303-3182-7 .
  • The Bulle of Kreuzberg. From the life of a German-Turkish police officer. Ullstein Verlag, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-548-37291-4 .
  • Neukölln - Finally the truth. be.bra verlag, Berlin 2011, ISBN 978-3-8148-0182-7 .
  • Berlin. I still have a kebab on the Spree - a home book by Conbook Verlag, Meerbusch 2011, ISBN 978-3-934918-84-9 .

Web links

Commons : Murat Topal  - collection of images, videos and audio files