NISH KUMAR TO HOST SPECIAL COMIC RELIEF LIVE STAND-UP SHOW AT EDINBURGH FRINGE

A variety of comedians will support Nish including Rose Matafeo (Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Winner 2018), Phil Wang (Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News for You) Ahir Shah (Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee 2017 and 2018), Sarah Keyworth (Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018), Sara Barron (Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018) and Catherine Bohart (The Mash Report, 8 out of 10 Cats).

This year’s Comic Relief Live show follows the success of the charity’s previous live shows hosted by top comedians including John Bishop, Jo Brand, Sara Pascoe and Russell Kane. Tickets are £16.50 and can be purchased either from edfringe.com or assemblyfestival.com.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: 
Comic Relief Media Team 
E: media@comicrelief.com T: 0207 820 2500
www.comicrelief.com/media-centre 

NOTES TO EDITORS: 

About Comic Relief 
Comic Relief is a UK charity which aim to create a just world, free from poverty – where everyone is safe, healthy, educated and empowered. Since 1985, Comic Relief has raised over £1.3 billion. That money has helped, and is helping, people living incredible tough lives, both here at home in the UK and across the world. 

For information about Comic Relief and the work it carries out, please visit www.comicrelief.com.

Full line-up: 
•    Nish Kumar (The Mash Report, Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week) 
•    Rose Matafeo (Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Winner 2018)
•    Phil Wang  (Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News for You)
•    Ahir Shah (Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee 2017 and 2018)
•    Sarah Keyworth (Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Award Nominee 2018)  
•    Sara Barron (Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Dave Gorman’s “Modern Life is Goodish” )
•    Catherine Bohart (The Mash Report, 8 out of 10 Cats)

Ticket sales go to Comic Relief Limited which donates its taxable profits to Charity Projects (more commonly known as Comic Relief; charity no: 326568 (England), SC039730 (Scotland)

Line up correct at time of going to press.