Following the huge success of our summer Zoom gigs, and an online performance in Edinburgh, No Direction Home is taking to the (online) road for a series of stand-up comedy performances this autumn.
All gigs will have live captions unless otherwise stated.
The virtual tour will visit:
- Edinburgh (21 August) – tour preview featuring Sindhu Vee, with Just Festivals
- Camden (12 September) – featuring Mo Omar, with Camden People’s Theatre > Full details and booking
- Bristol (27 September) – featuring Fatiha El-Ghorri, with Bristol Refugee Festival and Bristol Student Action for Refugees (STAR) > Full details and booking
- Leicester (4 October) – guest headliner Dane Baptiste, with Journeys Festival International & Big Difference > Full details and booking
- Coventry (18 October) – in partnership with Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 > Full details and free booking
- Birmingham (25 October) – in partnership with Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham > Full details and free booking
- Bradford (29 October) – in partnership with Biasan as part of the Intercultured Festival > Full details and free booking
- Gravesend (16 November) – in partnership with Cohesion Plus, with guest headliner Geoff Norcott > Full details and booking
- Southbank Centre, London (22 November) > In partnership with Southbank Centre, with guest headliner Rosie Jones > Full details and booking
Follow the No Direction Home Facebook page for further updates.
Feature article by Brian Logan in The Guardian
“Coached by Tom Parry, the comedy collective No Direction Home are bucking stereotypes about refugees and migrants – and thriving online during lockdown”
Feature article in Red Pepper magazine
“With casual xenophobia a comedy circuit blight, No Direction Home is a welcome tonic.”
Feature article in Gravesend Messenger
Watch Tom Parry chatting with Nish Kumar about No Direction Home on Facebook Live
No Direction Home comedy collective has been training new comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds led by comedian Tom Parry and produced by Counterpoints Arts, in partnership with Camden People’s Theatre. Since 2018 they have performed more than 15 gigs around the country, including at the Southbank Centre in London.