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 has is a 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 Festivali2019. As well as several radio & TV appearances (Incl: BBC Radio 4, BBC Comedy Underground, RTV Netherlands & more), Raul is about to release his own 6-part comedy podcast about Hinduism on BBC Sounds’ (Comic Sanskrit 2019) and is a co-host on TalkRADIO’s Penny Smith’s Weekend Breakfast show. 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 is also teaching for Ultra Comedy in 2019, and now has a small role curating 2020 Utrecht International Comedy Festival. Raul has also done some acting in a short comedy film entitled: Takeaway as part of the Royal Television Student Award winning series: Uncommon.
‘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
“Dripping with erudite genius” – Fest Magazine
“Kohli is not just performing for laughs; he is attempting to create some real art.” – Broadway Baby
“Slick gag machine” – Steve Bennet, Chortle,