Nish Kumar

Nish Kumar is a comedian that has achieved huge success on the stand-up circuit with five rave reviewed solo stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, two of which have been nominated for the prestigious Comedy Award for Best Show in both 2015 and 2016. Alongside stand-up, Nish is also a frequent voice and face across both television and radio, and in 2015 was announced as the new host of topical comedy show, Newsjack for Radio 4 Extra. Most recently, Nish recorded his own topical pilot show for BBC Radio 4, Spotlight Tonight which has since been commissioned for its first series. On screen you can catch up with Nish on the likes of Q.I., Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), Have I Got News For You and The John Bishop Show (BBC One), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Russell Howard’s Stand-Up for Central, Drunk History, The Alternative Comedy Experience, Live At The Comedy Store (Comedy Central) and Alan Davies As Yet Untitled (Dave). Most recently Nish wrapped filming a 6-part travelogue for BBC worldwide with fellow comic Joel Dommett, and hosts BBC’s late-night comedy show, The Mash Report.

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