Critically acclaimed comic, internationally famed meme & wonderfully nice gentleman, Nish Kumar is a comedian, and a bloody good one at that (Time Out).

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, which he also hosts 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 (all BBC Two), Have I Got News For You & The John Bishop Show (BBC One), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Russell Howard’s Stand-Up for Central, Drunk History, The Alternative Comedy Experience & Live At The Comedy Store (all Comedy Central), Alan Davies As Yet Untitled (Dave) and Taskmaster (Dave). Nish starred alongside fellow comic Joel Dommett in a 6-part travelogue for Comedy Central, Joel and Nish vs The World and hosts his own satirical, spoof, news series, The Mash Report, for BBC Two.

Nish is also the co host of Pod Save the UK, a podcast where he and Coco Khan are joined by politicians, experts and famous friends to unpick the latest news, look for solutions, and inspire action.


Twitter @MrNishKumar

Instagram @mrnishkumar

We are so incredibly grateful to Nish for hosting last night’s Grierson Awards. He was funny, genuine, and tonally spot on. He was so entertaining and managed to keep the ceremony moving along. We’ve had such incredible feedback about Nish, everyone loved him and he was a dream to work with.

British Documentary Awards aka The Griersons 2023

We were over the moon with Nish and everything went really well.

Global Offshore Wind Awards 2023

Nish was incredible and we would strongly recommend him for any similar event!

Global Offshore Wind Awards 2022

It went really well thanks and the client was very pleased indeed with Nish and very happy he stayed for a bit after for photos etc, so overall very positive indeed – please thank him from us!

Edie Awards 2024