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Counterpoints Arts

Tuesday 16 June 2020

8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

Online


Organiser

Counterpoints Arts / STAR


Website

www.counterpointsarts.org.uk

Price

Pay what you can afford

Category

Comedy, Featured


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In partnership with Student Action for Refugees (STAR), Counterpoints Arts presents No Direction Home live online for Refugee Week with guest headliner Mo Omar.

Booking via Eventbrite

Somali-born, Cardiff-raised and London-based, Mo Omar is a fast-rising talent with a unique perspective. on culture, faith and love. Recently making his TV debut on Harry Hills Clubnite on Channel 4, Mo was also selected to perform in The Pleasance Comedy Reserve show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, and was a finalist in the BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award.

No Direction Home, created by Counterpoints Arts, Camden People’s Theatre and Tom Parry was founded in 2018. We run free workshops and have staged gigs across the country, and since March this year have been working entirely online.

Previous gigs have featured guest headliners including Nish Kumar, Lou Sanders and Romesh Ranganathan.

STAR is the national network of student groups working to improve the lives of refugees across the UK. It is made up of 50 groups at universities and colleges across the UK and a national team which co-ordinates and supports the groups. STAR groups are students’ union societies which are affiliated to the charity.