Somali-born, Cardiff-raised and London-based, Mo Omar is a fast-rising talent with a unique perspective on culture, faith and love. Recently making his TV debut on Harry Hills Clubnite on Channel 4, Mo was also selected to perform in The Pleasance Comedy Reserve show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, and was a finalist in the BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award.
This event will be hosted live on Zoom. Registration is essential via Eventbrite.
This gig is “Pay What You Can Afford” to help cover costs & donate to STAR. Suggested amount £3-5. For those on low or zero income free tickets are available – email firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Direction Home, created in 2018 by Counterpoints Arts as part of it’s PopChange initiative, together with Camden People’s Theatre and award-winning comedian Tom Parry. We run free workshops and have staged gigs across the country, and since March this year have been working entirely online. Previous gigs have featured guest headliners including Nish Kumar, Lou Sanders and Romesh Ranganathan.
Student Action for Refugees (STAR) is the national network of student groups working to improve the lives of refugees across the UK. It is made up of 50 groups at universities and colleges across the UK and a national team which co-ordinates and supports the groups. STAR groups are students’ union societies which are affiliated to the charity.