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Nish Kumar

Nish Kumar is an English stand-up comedian and presenter of Indian descent. He is best known for performing and presenting topical comedy series such as Newsjack and The Mash Report.

Awards

  • Chortle Awards 2015 - Breakthrough Act: Nominee
  • Chortle Awards 2015 - Best Compere: Nominee
Full name
Nishant Kumar
Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Monday 26th August 1985 (34 years-old)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2020 The Mash Report - Series 5 Announced Host / Presenter
2020 Larmer Tree Festival (South) Self
2020 Larmer Tree Festival (South) Self
2020 You'll Do
  1. E5 - Living Together with Nish Kumar and Amy Annette
Guest
2020 The Machynlleth Comedy Festival - 2020
  1. E1 - 10 Years Of Mach Fest
Guest
2020 Comedy Against Living Miserably
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Host / Presenter
2020 Stuart Goldsmith's Infinite Sofa
  1. E12 - Episode Twelve
Guest
2020 The Mash Report - Series 4 Host / Presenter
2020 Hypothetical - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2020 The News Quiz - Series 101 Host / Presenter
2020 The News Quiz - Highlights Special Host / Presenter
2019 The Last Leg - Series 18
  1. Special - The Last Leg Of The Year
Self
2019 The Last Leg - Series 18
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2019 Comedians Giving Lectures - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2019 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 15
  1. E7 - Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse, Liam Payne, Nish Kumar, Jonathan Van Ness, Tom Walker
Guest
2019 QI - Series Q
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E16 - Quads And Quins
  4. E5 - Questions & Qualifications
Guest
2019 The Mash Report - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2019 Greenwich Comedy Festival Self
2019 The News Quiz - Series 100 Host / Presenter
2019 Fighting Talk - Series 17 Guest
2019 Stand Up for Shelter Self
2019 The Secret Policeman's Tour Self
2019 Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves Self
2019 Comic Relief Live Host / Presenter
2019 For Robin Williams: A Benefit Gig in aid of Mind and SAMH Host / Presenter
2019 Big Funny Fest (Richmond) Self
2019 Mock The Week - Series 18
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Compilation
  3. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2019 There's Something About Movies - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2019 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 21
  1. Special - Best Bits, Part 2
  2. Special - Best Bits, Part 1
  3. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2019 Hypothetical - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2018 The Last Leg - Series 15
  1. Special - The Last Leg Of The Year
Guest
2018 The News Quiz - Series 98 Guest
2018 Goodness Gracious Me - 20 Years Innit! Self
2018 Insert Name Here - Series 4
  1. E4 - Emma
Guest
2018 The Time It Takes
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2018 The Mash Report - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2018 Stand Up At BBC Wales
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2018 Joel & Nish Vs The World - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2018 Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves Self
2018 Fighting Talk - Series 16 Guest
2018 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 13
  1. E8 - Eric Idle, Katherine Jenkins, Nish Kumar, Chris O'Dowd
Guest
2018 Edinburgh Nights With Nish Kumar - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2018 The Big Asian Stand-Up Host / Presenter
2018 Show And Tell at The Queen's Hall Self
2018 For Robin Williams: A Benefit Gig in Aid of Mind and SAMH Host / Presenter
2018 Nish Kumar: It's in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves (Work in Progress) Self
2018 From Russia With Lou & Annie
  1. E14 - Matchday 14
Self
2018 Mock The Week - Series 17
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E9 - Episode Nine
  4. E7 - Episode Seven
  5. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2018 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier - Series 1
  1. E4 - Humanity
Guest
2018 Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2018 The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
  1. The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
Guest
2018 Room 101 - Series 7
  1. Special - Bonus Bellyaches
  2. E5 - Roisin Conaty, Chris Kamara, Nish Kumar
Guest
2018 Would I Lie To You? - Series 11
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 Comedians Solve World Problems Cancelled Host / Presenter
2017 The Great Xmas Rant Self
2017 Live At The Apollo - Series 13
  1. E2 - Nish Kumar, Luisa Omielan, David O'Doherty
Host / Presenter
2017 Insert Name Here - Series 3
  1. E1 - Tom
Guest
2017 QI - Series O
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E5 - Odorous And Odious
  4. E2 - Organisms
Guest
2017 Stand Up Central - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 Joel & Nish Vs The World - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2017 Eat Your Heart Out With Nick Helm
  1. E8 - Little Europe
Guest
2017 Taskmaster - Series 5 Self
2017 Comedians Solve World Problems - Series 1 Self
2017 Fighting Talk - Series 15 Guest
2017 Soho Theatre Live Self
2017 Soho Theatre Live
  1. E2 - Nish Kumar
Writer
2017 The Mash Report - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2017 Mock The Week - Series 16
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E11 - Episode Eleven
  4. E10 - Episode Ten
  5. E7 - Episode Seven
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E4 - Episode Four
  8. E3 - Episode Three
  9. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 20
  1. Special - Best Bits
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2017 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2017 Go 8 Bit DLC
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 Romesh: Talking To Comedians
  1. E2 - In Caffs About Growing Up
Guest
2017 Spotlight Tonight With Nish Kumar - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2017 Spotlight Tonight With Nish Kumar - Series 1 Writer
2017 Fighting Talk - Series 14 Guest
2017 The Chris Ramsey Show - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Self
2017 Insert Name Here - Series 2
  1. E3 - Mary
Guest
2017 QI - Series N
  1. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 16
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 15
  3. E11 - Nonsense
Guest
2017 We Have Been Watching Self
2016 Drunk History - Christmas Special
  1. Christmas Special
Self
2016 The Now Show - Series 49 Self
2016 The Now Show - Series 49 Writer
2016 Have I Got News For You - Series 52
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 19
  1. Special - More Best Bits
  2. Special - Best Bits
  3. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 Steen Raskopoulos's Horror: Scare BnB Connor
2016 The Outcast Comic Self
2016 It's Not What You Know - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2016 Newsjack - Series 15 Host / Presenter
2016 Comedy Central At The Comedy Store - Series 4
  1. E11 - Sara Pascoe At The Comedy Store
  2. E4 - Russell Kane At The Comedy Store
Guest
2016 Just A Minute - Series 76 Guest
2016 Top Ten Self
2016 Top Ten
  1. E6 - Nish Kumar - Top Ten Crazy Conspiracy Theories
Writer
2016 Fresh From The Fringe - 2016 Host / Presenter
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 9
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 Breaking The News - Series 4
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2016 Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Unless You Shout the Words Real Loud Self
2016 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 9
  1. E1 - Meeting Fifty
Guest
2016 The Go Home Office Man
2016 Fighting Talk - 2016 Summer Specials Guest
2016 Jack Dee's HelpDesk - Jack Dee's Referendum HelpDesk
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2016 The Funny Thing About...
  1. E6 - Growing Up
  2. E5 - Relationships
  3. E4 - Christmas
  4. E3 - Dating
  5. E2 - Holidays
  6. E1 - Kids
Guest
2016 Mock The Week - Series 15
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E10 - Episode Ten
  4. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2016 Spotlight Tonight With Nish Kumar - Pilot Host / Presenter
2016 Spotlight Tonight With Nish Kumar - Pilot Writer
2016 @elevenish
  1. Special - The Bestish Bits
  2. E10 - Episode Ten
Ensemble Actor
2016 @elevenish
  1. Special - The Bestish Bits
  2. E10 - Episode Ten
Writer
2016 Don't Make Me Laugh - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2016 Radio 4 At The Machynlleth Comedy Festival With Elis James Self
2016 Drunk History - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2016 Just A Minute - Series 74 Guest
2016 Live From The BBC - Series 1
  1. E1 - Nish Kumar & Mae Martin
Self
2016 Newsjack - Series 14 Host / Presenter
2016 The News Quiz - Series 89 Guest
2015 Nish Kumar's Christmas Nish
2015 Nish Kumar's Christmas Writer
2015 Radio 4's Night Of Comedy For Children In Need Guest
2015 Live At The Apollo - Series 11
  1. E1 - Alan Carr, Francesca Martinez, Nish Kumar
Guest
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 50
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2015 Fighting Talk - Series 13 Guest
2015 Newsjack - Series 13 Host / Presenter
2015 The Big Charity Gala Self
2015 Manwatching Self
2015 For Robin Williams: A Benefit Gig in aid of Mind and SAMH Self
2015 Nish Kumar: Long Word... Long Word... Blah Blah Blah... I'm so Clever Self
2015 The John Bishop Show
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2015 Virtually Famous - Series 2
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2015 Stand Up Central - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2015 Newsjack - Series 12 Host / Presenter
2015 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 2
  1. Special - Unseen
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2015 The Now Show - Series 45 Self
2015 The Now Show - Series 45 Writer
2015 Blue Go Mad In Ibiza
  1. E1 - Episode One
Shamen Polaris
2014 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 4
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2014 Comedy Central At The Comedy Store - Series 3
  1. E16 - Episode Sixteen
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 The Now Show - Series 44 Self
2014 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2014
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014
  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
Self
2014 Asian Network Comedy
  1. E3 - Big Comedy Night Edinburgh 2015
  2. E2 - Live in Edinburgh 2014
Self
2014 Comedy Gala 2014: In Aid of Waverley Care Self
2014 Josh Widdicombe's XFM Show Live! Self
2014 Nish Kumar: Ruminations on the Nature of Subjectivity Self
2014 The Alternative Comedy Experience - Series 2
  1. E2 - Mistaken Identity
Guest
2014 Life: An Idiot's Guide - Series 3
  1. E1 - Multiculturalism
Guest
2014 4 Extra Stands Up - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Dilemma - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Writer
2014 The Kumars Writer
2013 Nish Kumar - Nish Kumar is a Comedian Self
2012 Fresh From The Fringe - 2012
  1. Fresh From The Fringe: 2012
Guest
2012 Nish Kumar - Who is Nish Kumar? Self
2011 The Gentlemen of Leisure Present: The Death of the Novel Self
2010 The Gentlemen Of Leisure Present: An Hour Of Too Much Culture Self
2010 For 21 Nights Only! Self
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  1. E24 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Decade
Guest
Larmer Tree Festival (South) Self
Glastonbury Festival Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Nish Kumar on IMDb

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