Award-winning powerful satirical comedy from the self proclaimed Newcastle Brown Male – Raul Kohli, has provoked Nigel Farage to accuse him of “Poisoning the minds of British children”. Raul brings a level of intelligence to live stand-up which is refreshing and inspirational to the like of Paul Sinha (The Chase). As one of the few Asians to have grown up in the far north of England (Newcastle Upon Tyne) he’s blessed with a Worldview that upends ethnicity, culture and class. Combining ‘Superb political comedy’ (The Scotsman) with surreal storytelling, Raul Kohli is a recognized name in Comedy. His debut Edinburgh Fringe show: Newcastle Brown Male was one of BBC Radio 4, The Huffington Post & the Skinny’s top picks of the Fringe 2016, while his most recent: All My Heroes Are Dead, in Jail or Touched Up Your Nan was nominated for Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2019. As well as several radio & TV appearances, Raul released his own comedy podcast about Hinduism on BBC Sounds’ (Comic Sanskrit 2019). Raul is an award-winning comedian (NATYS 2017) and appears regularly at some of the biggest comedy clubs around the World. Raul also has a short yet ceremonious career in writing & acting, having wrote & starred in numerous RTS Award Nominated short films, he’s also appeared in the sitcom : The VAR room(2021), wrote & starred in his own BBC Laugh Lesson: How We Ruined the Internet, wrote & voice over work on Mike Reiss (Writer/Producer – The Simpsons) podcast, & is presently acting as the lead in a short feature film: White Privilege (Cabin Productions, scheduled for release: 2023).
‘Funny, Moving, Powerful’ – Mike Reiss (Writer/Producer – The Simpsons)
‘One of The Best Comedians in England’ – BBC Radio 4
‘Inspiringly Intelligent’ – Paul Sinha
‘A powerful, passionate, open-minded, intelligent voice. It is superb political comedy and commentary’ – The Scotsman
‘Poisoning the minds of British children with pro-immigrant claptrap’ – Nigel Farage
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