Joel & Nish Vs The World. Image shows from L to R: Nish Kumar, Joel Dommett. Copyright: Rumpus Media
Joel & Nish Vs The World

Joel & Nish Vs The World

  • TV factual
  • Comedy Central
  • 2017 - 2018
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Nish Kumar accompanies best friend Joel Dommett in travelling the world to prove how manly he is.

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Series 1, Episode 5

Joel Dommett and Nish Kumar are in Brazil where, under Nish's watchful eye, Joel will train with the 'Xavante' and take part in a punishing relay race like no other.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 16th October 2017
Comedy Central
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 18th October 2017 11:05pm Comedy Central
Monday 23rd October 2017 12:35am Comedy Central
Thursday 4th January 2018 3:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 5th May 2018 11:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 12th May 2018 12:00am CC Extra
Tuesday 18th September 2018 9:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 22nd September 2018 2:10am CC Extra
Tuesday 26th November 2019 12:00am CC Extra
Sunday 29th March 2020 3:30am Comedy Central
Monday 8th June 2020 3:20am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Joel Dommett Host / Presenter
Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Production team
Craig Pickles Director
Ben Jessop Series Producer
Sheila Risk Producer
Emily Hudd Executive Producer
Iain Wimbush Executive Producer
Sophia Lightfoot Shooting Producer
Tom Levinge Shooting Producer
Craig Pickles Producer
Brian P Campbell (as Brian P. Campbell) Editor
Craig Harbour Editor
Sam Hardy Director of Photography
Toby Knowles Composer
Joff Powell Commissioning Editor


Building a roof out of leaves

Joel and Nish learn the skill of building a roof out of leaves in the heat and rain of Brazil.

Featuring: Joel Dommett & Nish Kumar.

Fire cupping time

Joel has heated cups placed on his back to help release toxins and unlock his chi energy... apparently.

Featuring: Joel Dommett & Nish Kumar.

Melon murder in Brazil

Joel and Nish learn the art of wild pig hunting by shooting at melons.... makes sense.

Featuring: Joel Dommett & Nish Kumar.

Aggressive Hugging in Brazil

Joel and Nish are introduced to what initially appears to be an extreme form of hugging but is in fact a style of wrestling. Joel then gets thrown to the ground by a stampede of very strong women.

Featuring: Joel Dommett & Nish Kumar.

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