‘The No Direction Home comedians are a very exciting, interesting and creative bunch of people to be around. And they are very funny, the material is really good’
Witness performances by aspiring comedians of refugee and migrant backgrounds, alongside their special guest headliners and hosts.
Mon 9 Oct | Hosted by AMY GLEDHILL, headlined by CATHERINE BOHART. Presented in association with the Palestine Comedy Club featuring guest performers Alaa Shehada, Diana Sweity and Hanna Shammas.
Mon 13 Nov | Hosted by MICHAEL AKADIRI, headliner is TBA.
Mon 11 Dec | Headlined by SHAPARAK KHORSANDI, hosted by SARAH KEYWORTH.
Counterpoints Arts runs No Direction Home: it’s a project for new comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds, featuring workshops, expert tuition and gigs around the country. It was created in partnership with Camden People’s Theatre and comedian Tom Parry, and their previous shows have taken place at the Southbank Centre featuring headliners such as Romesh Ranganathan, Nish Kumar, Joel Dommett, Lou Sanders, Suzi Ruffell and more.