Nish Kumar - Who Is Nish Kumar?
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- A stand-up comedian. 2. One half of acclaimed sketch duo the Gentlemen of Leisure. 3. A 'rising star' (TimeOut) who is 'ludicrously charming and razor sharp' (Spoonfed.co.uk). 5. A British Asian. 6. An idiot. The answer is all of the above. A stand-up show about being proud of your roots and ashamed about everything else. Praise for the Gentlemen of Leisure - ★★★★★ 'gloriously entertaining' (Scotsman). ★★★★ 'a comic force not to be ignored' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Highly skilled writing - touched with genius' (Guardian). 'Intelligent. Cultured. Literate. I laughed anyway' (Emo Philips). Ages 14+.
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