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Comedian Nish Kumar will perform at the Alban Arena, St Albans UK News

A comedian who was allegedly booed backstage during an anti-Brexit routine at a charity concert brings his mix of confrontation and self-mockery to St Albans.

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Nish Kumar will present his live show, Your Power, Your Control at the Alban Arena on Friday 6th May.

Despite success on stage and on the air, hosting The Mash Report and Late Night Mash, guesting on shows such as Taskmaster, Live At The Apollo and QI, he’s willing to admit he’s no cup of tea. everyone’s tea.

Delivering a Brexit routine at Lord’s Taverners Christmas lunch in 2019, part of the lunch made its way onto the stage, with the BBC later reporting he was booed off stage.

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Did someone throw a bun at Nish Kumar?

He said: “I looked to my right and saw it rolling past me and all I had to do was say, ‘Did someone throw me a bun?

“There was a table of comedians over there and I saw Tim Key’s face through the darkness: he was just nodding at me.

“I think Chris Addison got into a fight with the bread thrower, but that person’s identity remains unclear to me.”

The veteran of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central, Drunk History and Frankie Boyle’s New World Order will look back on the past two years, with a show he originally planned to call Power, Corruption and Lies, until he remembered that New Order had used it before.

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Kumar said, “It was a time of upheaval and uncertainty with COVID and the political situation. You will be surprised by my ability to take all of these things personally.”

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This notice was published: 2022-05-01 14:00:00

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