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No Direction Home: Romesh Ranganathan & Suzi Ruffell

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Date

Sunday, 23 June 2019

Time

19:00

Venue

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

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£12 / £10

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No Direction Home: Romesh Ranganathan & Suzi Ruffell

Laughter unites us: an evening of stand-up by comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds, with guest headliners Suzi Ruffell (“A stand-up gem”, The Guardian) and Romesh Ranganathan (“Irresistible gags”, The Guardian).

No Direction Home is a stand-up comedy group mentored by award-winning comedian Tom Parry. After a string of sell-out shows in London, they will be bringing their unique brand of humour to Southbank Centre as the culmination of Refugee Week 2019.

Featuring: Arashk Farahani, Nour-ani Sisserian, Usman Khalid, Majid Adin.

// No Direction Home is produced in partnership between Counterpoints Arts and Camden People’s Theatre.

Performers

Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh has sold out major venues across the UK with his stand-up, including on his first national tour Irrational Live in 2016. He has made numerous TV appearances including with hit series The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan, Just Another Immigrant and The Ranganation.

Suzi Ruffell

Suzi has performed stand-up shows across the country and appeared on Channel 4, E4, BBC3, Comedy Central, Dave & BBC Radio 4. She will be bringing her new show Dance Like Everyone’s Watching at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer.

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.

Majid Adin

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Majid Adin is an artist and animator from Iran, now living and working in London. Majid was shortlisted for the 2018 Groucho Maverick Award celebrating original, creative artwork that seeks to challenge the status quo.

Nour-Ani Sisserian

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Nour-Ani Sisserian is an actor and theatre director based in East London. Acting credits include Welcome to the UK at The Bunker and Home Manchester, Black Lives Black Words at the Bush Theatre. As an assistant director, credits include a workshop at the National Theatre Studio.

Usman Khalid

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Usman Khalid is originally from Pakistan & now lives in London. As well as doing stand-up, he is establishing a pop-up coffee business @havencoffee that supports refugees.

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