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Nish Kumar – Control

17 May
New Theatre Oxford
24-26 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2AG

Nish Kumar - Control at New Theatre Oxford

About Nish Kumar – Control

Nish Kumar – Control is a new show from the host of the Mash Report and one of the Guardian’s Top Fifty Comedians of the 21st Century. As seen on Live at the Apollo, Taskmaster, Netflix’s Comedians of the World, QI, Conan and The News.

Why go and see it?

It has been a period of upheaval and uncertainty with COVID and the political situation. You will be amazed by my capacity to somehow take all these things personally.

Little Wander in association with PBJ Management present…Nish Kumar ‘Control’.

“Comedian Nish Kumar was booed off stage after making Brexit jokes at a charity event on Monday night.

Kumar, who hosts the BBC’s Mash Report, was performing at the Lord’s Taverners annual charity cricket lunch.” – BBC News Report – 03 December 2019.

TAKE….

“You can boo, but booing’s got nothing to do with it” —Bob Dylan

….BACK….

“Man, I’ve got grown men @ing me bulls**t/You’re getting way too old for the timeline” —Stormzy

….CONTROL

“I was at a hospital the other night where I think there were a few coronavirus patients and I shook hands with everybody, you will be pleased to know, and I continue to shake hands.” —Boris Johnson (03 March 2020)

What the critics say

“Kumar is the smartest, and often the silliest, political comic we’ve got: acute, furious and often the ridiculous fall guy of his own jokes.” —The Guardian

“One of the best young comedians we have” —The Times

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes including interval

Age guidance: 18+

Photo credit: Matt Stronge

About New Theatre Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened.

The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.

On performance days, the Box Office opens at noon and closes 15 minutes after the show starts. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before the show begins and close 15 minutes after the show starts.

There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls Foyer, two further bars in the Circle Foyer and an additional one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks.

There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed, please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card members.

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