Andi Osho (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Andi Osho

Serious stuff, but Osho’s funny with it

The recollection of being subjected to racist abuse as a kid inspired this East End of London stand-up to explore her Nigerian roots and appraise the state of Britain’s dysfunctional multi-culture society. Serious stuff, but Osho’s funny with it, bouncing between childhood memories and commentary on current affairs.

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Andi Osho: Afroblighty

  • 3 stars

Andi Osho ('Mock the Week', BBC2) grew up in an East End tower block with Nigerian parents. Now she plots her complicated relationship with race, from her London childhood to the present day, encountering minstrel shows, Lenny Henry, the BNP, political correctness and America's first black President along the way. Andi is…