No Direction Home with Nish Kumar

The UK’s first - and funniest - refugee comedy collective, plus their special guests

Witness performances by aspiring comedians of refugee and migrant backgrounds, alongside their special guest headliners and hosts. 

April's show is hosted by Live at the Apollo's Jessica Fostekew and is headlined by Taskmaster and Mash Report star Nish Kumar.

Counterpoints Arts runs No Direction Home: it’s a project for new comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds, featuring workshops, expert tuition and gigs around the country. It was created in partnership with Camden People’s Theatre and comedian Tom Parry, and their previous shows have taken place at the Southbank Centre featuring headliners such as Romesh Ranganathan, Nish Kumar, Joel Dommett, Lou Sanders, Suzi Ruffell and more.

Full No Direction Home line-up

April 3: Hosted by Jessica Fostekew, headlined by Nish Kumar. Also starring Teddy, Yasmeen Audisho Ghrawi and Anastasia Chokuwamba.

May 22: Hosted by Fatiha El-Ghorri, headlined by Bridget Christie 

June 26: Hosted by Chloe Petts, headlined by Sindhu Vee

  • “The No Direction Home comedians are a very exciting, interesting and creative bunch of people to be around. And they are very funny, the material is really good”

    Nish Kumar