Raul Kohli

"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

Raul Kohli is one of the fastest rising acts on the circuit. This young geordie Asian man combines fierce political satire with surreal storytelling. 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 in 2019.

As well as several radio & TV appearances including BBC Radio 4, BBC Comedy Underground and RTV Netherlands, 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.

His writing has gained him radio credits for BBC Radio 4’s State of the Nation and BBC Asia Networks Big Asian Comedy Night and in January 2017, Rahul became an award-winning comedian, winning the prestigious NATYS, formerly the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year Award.

He started teaching for Ultra Comedy in 2019, and now has a small role curating 2020 Utrecht International Comedy Festival. Raul also has a short yet ceremonious career in writing & acting too, having written the RTS nominated comedy sketch, Splitting the Bill, and having starred in the RTS winning sketch Gannin Oot as well as starring in the RTS winning series Uncommon.