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No Direction Home: Stand-up comedy with refugees & migrants

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Date

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Time

19:00

Venue

Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Rd, London NW1 2PY

Cost

£12 / £10

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No Direction Home: Stand-up comedy with refugees & migrants

Camden People’s Theatre (CPT) and Counterpoints Arts present an evening of standup comedy written and performed by people from refugee backgrounds.

Featuring a lineup of first-time comedians coached for this special event by Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, veteran of the sketch group Pappy’s and acclaimed director Tom Parry, this one-off night of unexpected laughter has been created uniquely for CPT’s ‘No Direction Home’ festival.

Line-up:

Arashk Farahani
Tewodros Aregawe
Majid Adin
Nur-ani Sisserian
Usman Khalid
Lucie Benk
Majid Zarei
Mohand Hasbo

Watch an interview of Tom Parry talking about the project with London Live News

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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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Video: No Direction Home First Performance

field note

30 November 2018

Interviews & highlights from No Direction Home team at their first performance in November 2018