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News: Nish Kumar To Host Comic Relief Gig

Comedian and presenter Nish Kumar is set to host a special Comic Relief Live show at the Edinburgh Fringe next month.

The host of BBC Two’s The Mash Report, will be joined by some of the UK’s most exciting comedy talent for an exclusive one night only stand up gig for Comic Relief at the Assembly Music Hall at 6.30pm on Monday 19th August.


News: Larmer Tree Announces Comedy Acts

The Larmer Tree Festival has announced some of its comedy line-up for this summer. Josie Long, Nish Kumar, Ivo Graham, Stuart Goldsmith, Catherine Bohart, Jess Fostekew and Colin Hoult will be some of the names appearing over the weekend of July 18 - 21.

News: Sky Makes New Show With Comedians Watching Football

Sky One has commissioned Avalon to make a 30 minute topical series Comedians Watching Football With Friends.

Thanks to Sky’s unique relationship with the Premier League, this new Sky original production will see comedians, and friends, watch two of the big televised weekend matches while they offer sofa-situated analysis and generally chew the fat.


Review: Nish Kumar, Very Clever Boy, Netflix

Nish Kumar is one of the few UK-based comics to have a second Netflix special. Well, not quite, but his Live from The BBC set has been available on the streaming channel for a while and eagle-eyed viewers may spot some overlap with this new show recorded in Canada. It is not just his trademark black suit that is back*, but also some of the material.


News: 2019 Tour Dates For Nish Kumar

Due to high demand and having sold out the first leg of his brand new tour, double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Nish Kumar is extending his nationwide tour of his new show It's Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves into 2019.


News: Nish Kumar, Meera Syal And More Feature In New BBC Season

Comedy features heavily in a forthcoming BBC season The Big British Asian Summer, celebrating the cultural and artistic contribution of Asian Britons.

BBC Two Presents The Big Asian Stand-Up

Presented by comedian and host of BBC Two’s The Mash Report Nish Kumar, The Big Asian Stand-Up will showcase a new wave of Asian comedic talent from the UK and beyond. The shows air across two nights on BBC Two in August.


News: UK Tour For The Mash Report's Nish Kumar

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Nish Kumar is taking his brand new show on a national tour of the UK. The title, It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves, is a quote from Terminator 2. There will be jokes about politics, mankind’s capacity for self-destruction and if this will lead to the end of days. 


News: Nish Kumar To Chair Podcast Awards Panel

Comedian Nish Kumar is to be chair of the judges for the second British Podcast Awards. 

Entries have opened today across 15 categories, including a new one for Family and Kids content.

Podcasts nominated for the awards this year will be featured by The Guardian’s Culture Podcast channel. The winner from each of the BPAs categories will be eligible to win the overall Podcast of the Year Award.


News: Joel And Nish Vs The World To Return

Comedy Central UK has commissioned a second series of comedic factual series Joel and Nish vs the World following the success of the first series starring Joel Dommett and Nish Kumar, which was acquired from BBC Worldwide.

News: Piers Morgan V Comedy

Piers Morgan has incurred the wrath of a number of comedians following his provocative tweet about Nish Kumar earlier today.


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