News: Rosie Jones To Headline Online Benefit

News: Rosie Jones Headlins Online South Bank Show

Comedian Rosie Jones, who made a huge impact on Question Time this week discussing disability and discrimination, headlines an online show at the South Bank Centre on November 22 at 8pm.

Refugee and migrant comedy collective No Direction Home return to the South Bank Centre as part of the Inside Out season.

Jones will be joined by new stand-up comedians mentored by award-winning comedian Tom Parry. They are Edin Suljic, Krishna Vytelingum, Nour-ani Sisserian and Yasmeen Gharwi.

Rosie Jones has appeared as a guest in TV shows including Live at the Apollo, The Jonathan Ross Show, 8 out of 10 Cats and Mock the Week. Jones completed two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with her show Fifteen Minutes, and as a writer, she has worked on Netflix series Sex Education and has acted in TV programmes including Silent Witness.

Created by Counterpoints Arts and Camden People’s Theatre, No Direction Home is an ongoing project of workshops, mentoring and performance for new comics. Since the group’s creation in 2018, they have brought hilarious and uplifting comedy to gigs around the country with guest headliners including Romesh Ranganathan, Nish Kumar, Sindhu Vee, Joel Dommett and Suzi Ruffell. The Southbank Centre is a long-term partner of Counterpoints Arts.

The event is live-streamed exclusively for the Southbank Centre.

Tickets are £5 here.

 

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