A shot of Nish Kumar looking directly at the camera

Nish Kumar

Comedy Your Power, Your Control Fri 9 Sep 2022, 7:30pm The Anvil

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£23 (includes £3 booking fee)


Suitable for: ages 18 and over

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.

“Comedian Nish Kumar was booed off stage after making Brexit jokes at a charity event on Monday night.” BBC News Report - 3 Dec 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 - 3 Mar 2020

Your Power, Your Control is a new show from the host of the Mash Report and one of the Guardian’s Top Fifty Comedians of the 21st Century. As seen on Live at the Apollo, Taskmaster and more.

Cast & Creatives


4 Stars

Kumar is commanding, -self-knowing storyteller who threads big jokes through even the knottiest moments
The Times

4 Stars

Uproarious and self-mocking

4 Stars

Kumar is a master craftsman who excels at what he chooses to do

4 Stars

Political zingers delivered with a fizzing energy
The Independent

4 Stars

barnstorming... this is a terrific show
The Arts Desk

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