Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Comedian Nish Kumar Life Story Interview…
Nish Kumar is a British stand-up comedian, actor, and radio presenter.
He has appeared on Virtually Famous, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Sweat the Small Stuff, and The Alternative Comedy Experience.
He hosts Newsjack on BBC Radio 4 Extra.
See Nish 7.15pm nightly in Edinburgh at the Pleasance Courtyard. TICKETS HERE!
The new show is called Long Word… Long Word… Blah Blah Blah… I’m so Clever.
Enjoy an Exclusive interview Alex Belfield and Nish in Edinburgh:
Nish Kumar performs with Tom Neenan as the double act, Gentlemen of Leisure, having met at Grey College at the University of Durham in 2004 and performed in the Durham Revue. The act was at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2012.
He has been performing solo stand-up shows since 2013.
Kumar stood in for David Trent at the Charity Chuckle at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014.
In February 2015, Kumar was announced as the host for the twelfth season of the BBC Radio 4 Extra series Newsjack.
Kumar’s 2015 Edinburgh is titled ‘Long word… Long word… Blah Blah Blah… I’m so clever’ and will take place at The Pleasance Theatre before a UK tour.
Here’s what the press have said about Nish:
‘Impressive and accomplished….full of confidently delivered, wryly witty tales that delight in the quirks and possibilities of language.’ ???? Scotsman
‘A warm, likable presence, always bubbling with ideas and an inescapable urge to communicate them…. Kumar picks out his own weaknesses and holds them up to highly entertaining public ridicule.’ Guardian
Interview recorded by Alex Belfield 3rd August 2015.