No Direction Home: With Nish Kumar



Sunday, 20 January 2019




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


£12 / £10

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No Direction Home: With Nish Kumar

Since autumn 2018 Camden People’s Theatre, Counterpoints Arts and award-winning comedian Tom Parry (Pappy’s; Badults; The Lost Disc) have been running the No Direction Home stand-up programme – a unique new course for aspiring comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds. The first gig was a huge hit and with ongoing coaching from Tom Parry the group will be performing five gigs at Camden People’s Theatre in the first half of 2019.

We’re excited to announce that this gig will feature a very special guest headliner: Nish Kumar! A huge star of stand-up and TV, Nish Kumar will also spend time advising the aspiring No Direction Home aspiring comedians.

Watch No Direction Home performing at their comedy gig in November 2018.


Camden People’s Theatre has a mission to support young and emerging artists making inventive new theatre – particularly about issues that matter to people right now.


Nish Kumar


Nish (Nishant) Kumar is a British stand-up comedian and radio presenter. He hosts The Mash Report on BBC Two, and has hosted BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical comedy show Newsjack, the Comedy Central series Joel & Nish vs The World and the BBC Radio 4 programme The News Quiz.

Tom Parry


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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