Critically acclaimed comic, internationally famed meme & wonderfully nice gentleman, Nish Kumar is a comedian, and a bloody good one at that (Time Out). Nish has achieved huge success on the stand-up circuit with five rave reviewed solo stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, two of which have been nominated for the prestigious Comedy Award for Best Show in both 2015 & 2016.
Alongside stand-up Nish is a frequent voice and face across both television and radio and was the 2015/2016 host of topical comedy show, Newsjack for Radio 4 Extra. Following a successful pilot in 2016, Nish has completed two series of his own topical show for BBC Radio 4, Spotlight Tonight, which he also hosts. On screen you can catch up with Nish on the likes of Q.I., Mock The Week & Live At The Apollo both as a stand-up guest and host (all BBC Two), Have I Got News For You & The John Bishop Show (BBC One), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Russell Howard’s Stand-Up for Central, Drunk History, The Alternative Comedy Experience & Live At The Comedy Store (all Comedy Central) and Alan Davies As Yet Untitled (Dave). Most recently Nish starred alongside fellow comic Joel Dommett in a 6-part travelogue for Comedy Central, Joel and Nish vs The World wand hosted his own new satirical, spoof, news series, The Mash Report, for BBC Two, which aired on Thursdays at 10pm with more confirmed for 2018.
Nish is a frequent contributor to The Guardian, has another run of shows confirmed for The Mash Report next year along with a second series of Joel and Nish… more stand-up and touring plans and an exciting trip stateside.
Selected Credits (See Full Credits)
'Can I just marry a French friend?': Nish Kumar answers all your pressing Brexit questions (Writing)
Travel Man 48 hours in... (Television)
It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourself (Theatre and Live Performance)
Writer / Performer
The Mash Report (Television)
- American Agent
- Rob Coleman
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