Casting Information

Playing age range 25-35
Height 5ft 8″ (172 cm)
Driving Licence Yes
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Brown
Build Athletic

TV & Radio

Uncommon – Film – 2020

Newcastle Brown Male – Inside The Fringe – STV – 2020

Comic Sanskirt – BBC Asian Network –  2019/2020

Comedy Underground – BBC Scotland – 2019

Fred At The Stand – BBC Radio 4 – 2019

Radio 4 Live At 11 – BBC Radio 4 – 2019

Big Asian Comedy Night – BBC – 2015, 2016, 2019

Morning Papers With Penny Smith – Talk Radio – 2019

Don’t Hate The Debate – BBC Teach – 2018

State Of The Nation – BBC Radio 4 – 2017

Pick Of The Week – BBC Radio 4 – 2017

Breaking The News – BBC Radio Scotland – 2017

Writer News Quiz – Season 92 – 2017

The Verb – BBC Radio 3 – 2017

Writing & Directing

Splitting the BillChannel 4 – Nominated for RTS North East Best Comedy Sketch (Writer & Director) [RTS NE & Borders Best Online Short Nominee]

Gannin OotChannel 4, WINNER OF RTS North East Best Comedy Sketch (Director & Additional Writer) [RTS NE & Borders Best Online Short Winner]

Awards & Competitions

NATYS 2017 Winner

English Comedian of the Year 2018 Finalist

Chortle Student Comedian Of The Year – 2019

Leicester Comedy Festival Best Show Nominee 2019

Brighton Fringe YHA Best Young Comedian Nominee 2016

Top 10 Pick of the Fringe 2016 – BBC Radio 4

Raul Kohli is a comedic force of nature. Newcastle born and bread and from Indian heritage, Raul is the voice the circuit has been crying out for. With cleverly written material covering everything from politics, racism right through to his friends being very poor at dealing drugs, Rahul has shown he can perform on any stage and to any audience.

With numerous TV and Radio appearances under his belt including appearances on Channel 4, BBC Scotland, Radio 4 & Radio 3. Raul has also both written & directed productions earning himself a RTS nomination & two RTS Awards for his online sketches and short film.

A regular on the UK circuit at clubs such as Top Secret, The Frog & Bucket, Komedia & Last Laugh. Raul is also a regular headliner on the international circuit, regularly performing in Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, India, Czech Republic & Sweden to name a few.

His accolades don’t stop there as Rahul has taken four solo shows to The Edinburgh Fringe, Leicester Comedy Festival and performed twice at the prestigious Utretch International Comedy Festival. He has also provided tour support for Dane Baptiste & Carl Hutchinson and has also had Paul Gascoigne, Gavin Brown MP and the CEO of Nestle perform on stage with him!

Quotes

‘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

‘Hilarious’ – Judah Friedlander