Critically acclaimed comic, internationally famed meme & wonderfully nice gentleman, Nish Kumar is a comedian, and a bloody good one at that”
Nish 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 & 2016.
Alongside stand-up, Nish is a frequent voice and face across both television and radio. Following a successful pilot in 2016, Nish completed two series of his own topical show for BBC Radio 4, Spotlight Tonight, as well as hosting both The News Quiz and Newsjack. On screen you can catch up with Nish on the likes of Q.I., Mock The Week & Live At The Apollo both as a stand-up guest and host, Have I Got News For You & The John Bishop Show, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Russell Howard’s Stand-Up for Central, Drunk History, The Alternative Comedy Experience & Live At The Comedy Store, Alan Davies As Yet Untitled and Taskmaster. Nish starred alongside fellow comic Joel Dommett in a 6-part travelogue, Joel and Nish vs The World, and hosted his own satirical, spoof, news series, The Mash Report.
During the Coronavirus pandemic Nish created and starred in a new series Hello America for the short lived American streaming platform Quibi and hosted Late Night Mash on Dave. He is currently on tour in the UK with his new show Your Power, Your Control.
THE AWARDS WILL BE TAKING PLACE ON TUESDAY 29TH MARCH 2022