Bio: Raul Kohli has fast become one of the most captivating acts on the circuit. As one of the few Asians to have grown up in the far north of England (Newcastle Upon Tyne, he’s been 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 Edinburgh Fringe debut 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 (Incl: BBC Radio 4, BBC Comedy Underground, RTV Netherlands & more), in 2019 Raul released his own comedy podcast about Hinduism on BBC Sounds (Comic Sanskrit 2019) and was a co-host on TalkRADIO’s Penny Smith’s Weekend Breakfast show through 2019. Raul is an award-winning comedian (NATYS 2017) and appears regularly at some of the biggest comedy clubs around the World (The Stand Edinburgh, Laugh Canvas India, Comedyhuis Netherlands). Raul also has a short yet ceremonious career in writing & acting, having wrote & starred in multiple RTS Award nominated sketches & short films as well as in 2021 appearing in a short role in The VAR room (Virgin Ireland 2021) and writing and starring in his own BBC Laugh Lesson: How We Ruined the Internet (2021).

 

***** - NextUp Comedy

****   - Fest Mag

****   - Broadway Baby

‘Hilarious’ – Judah Friedlander

‘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

As Featured in/on: BBC Sounds, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3, BBC Scotland, BBC Asia Network, BBC News TalkRADIO, The Guardian, the Telegraph and the Skinny