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“Intelligent, inventive, thought-provoking and delivered with a passion, urgency and enthusiasm

that makes an hour feel like a fantastic 10 minutes”

Time Out 

MELBOURNE                                               ATHENAEUM THEATRE TWO                                            MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER


SYDNEY                                                        JUST FOR LAUGHS – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE                WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER


“Comedian Nish Kumar was booed off stage after making Brexit jokes at a charity event on Monday night. Kumar, was performing at the Lord’s Taverners annual charity cricket lunch.” BBC News Report – 3rd December 2019 


“You can boo, but booing’s got nothing to do with it” – Bob Dylan 


“Man, I’ve got grown men @ing me bulls**t/You’re getting way too old for the timeline” – Stormzy 


“I was at a hospital the other night where I think there were a few coronavirus patients and I shook hands with everybody, you will be pleased to know, and I continue to shake hands” – Boris Johnson, 3rd March 2020 

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Nish Kumar has announced he is bringing his brand-new show Your Power, Your Control to Australia including a performance at the Just For Laughs Sydney Comedy Festival in November 2022.   Nish last toured in Australia in 2014. 

“One of the best young comedians we have”

The Times 

Internationally famed meme Nish has achieved huge success on the stand-up circuit with five rave reviewed solo stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, two of which have been nominated for the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show in both 2015 and 2016.

“Bleakly funny, with much of the humour coming at his own expense”


Nish Kumar said: “It has been a period of upheaval and uncertainty with COVID and the political situation. You will be amazed by my capacity to somehow take all these things personally.”

Widely celebrated for his role as host of The Mash Report (BBC Two), Nish is a frequent voice and face across both television and radio, regularly seen on shows such as Taskmaster (Dave), Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), QI (BBC), Have I Got News For You (BBC One)The John Bishop Show (BBC One), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Russell Howard’s Stand-Up CentralDrunk History and Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC Two).  Nish also released a Netflix special as part of the Comedians of The World series, and he appeared alongside fellow comic Joel Dommett in 12-part travelogue Joel & Nish vs The World for Comedy Central.  Nish created two series of his own topical show for BBC Radio 4, Spotlight Tonight, as well as previously hosting both The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4) and Newsjack (BBC Radio 4 Extra), which won the Rose d’Or for Radio Comedy when he hosted.  In 2020, Nish created and starred in new short-form series Hello America for Quibi. 

Tickets for Nish Kumar’s Your Power, Your Control go on sale Monday 9 May at 9am!

“While he may not always have the answers it is rarely less than hilarious to see him asking the questions”

Time Out

Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.        

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