Nish Kumar Swindon gig tickets on sale soon

By Barrie Hudson - 24 January 2024

Arts and Culture

Nish Kumar – host of The Mash Report and Pod Save the UK – has announced a brand-new live tour of the UK and Ireland for 2024.

Nish, Don’t Kill My Vibe comes to Swindon's Wyvern Theatre on 25 September and tickets go on sale on Friday from

The tour is the latest offering from one of the UK’s best-known political comedians, and will kick off at London’s Hackney Empire on the 7 September 2024 and finish in Southend in November.   

Nish Kumar, named as one of The Guardian and The Telegraph’s 50 Best Comedians of the 21st Century, climate collapse, income inequality and the emotional sensation of being a British Indian man who isn’t going to vote for a British Indian Prime Minister.

Nish said: “As the world collapses around us, I look forward to dragging my increasingly decrepit body out on tour and doing the only thing that still makes sense to me – stand up comedy.”

Widely celebrated for his previous role as host of both The Mash Report (BBC Two) and Late Night Mash, Nish is a frequent voice and face across both television and radio - he currently hosts the popular Pod Save The UK podcast, and is regularly seen on shows such as Taskmaster (Dave), Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), QI (BBC), Have I Got News For You (BBC One), The John Bishop Show (BBC One), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central, Drunk Historyand Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC Two). 

Nish also released a Netflix special as part of the Comedians of The Worldseries, and he appeared alongside fellow Joel Dommett in 12-part travelogue Joel & Nish vs The World for Comedy Central and Josh Widdicombe in Sky Max’s Hold The Front Page.

Nish created two series of his own topical show for BBC Radio 4, Spotlight Tonight, as well as previously hosting both The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4) and Newsjack (BBC Radio 4 Extra), which won the Rose d’Or for Radio Comedy when he hosted. 

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