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Refugee Week Workshop: Stand-up comedy

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Date

Sunday, 23 June 2019

Time

15:00-16:30

Venue

Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Cost

Free

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Recommended for ages 16+, under 18s must be accompanied.

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Refugee Week Workshop: Stand-up comedy

Tom Parry hosting a No Direction Home performance at the Camden People's Theatre. Image © José Farinha

Top stand-up comedian and director Tom Parry has been running a project with Counterpoints Arts and Camden People’s Theatre with new stand-ups from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

Join him to learn about No Direction Home and have a go yourself! No previous experience required. Recommended for ages 16+, under 18s must be accompanied.

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Tom Parry

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Tom Parry is an actor, writer and comedian. He performed his debut solo show ‘Yellow T-shirt’ at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It was nominated as the Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards and earned Parry a BBC radio 4 show. His follow up show ‘Parryoke' was a sell out critical success at the Edinburgh 2019 Festival. He is working with PopChange on training the next cohort of comedians as part of our No Direction Home project.

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