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19th September 2021

Laff-Uccino is a comedy project run by HAVEN Coffee. They are running stand-up comedy workshops in partnership with No Direction Home, the comedy project from Counterpoints Arts, starting on the 18th of October. Two of the participants will get a chance to perform at a #LaffUccino gig in December and everyone will have the chance to […]

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Counterpoints Arts is is looking for new recruits for the brilliant No Direction Home stand-up comedy collective. There are already two workshop & performance groups running online, with two gigs having taking place on Zoom in April, and now we want to bring in even more new voices. We are particularly looking for asylum seekers and […]

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By Tiago Prata Migrant and local communities laughing together about their problems? That’s just Borderline Offensive! 😉 Borderline Offensive: Laughing in the Face of Fear is a transnational and transdiciplinary artistic platform gathering artists and creators from across Syria to Sweden, working across the migration route and making stops in Turkey, Croatia, and Germany, among […]

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Would you like to try stand-up comedy? No Direction Home is a project created in 2018 by Camden People’s Theatre & Counterpoints Arts. Workshops over the past year led by professional stand-up Tom Parry resulted in a number of performances across London, culminating in a Refugee Week gig at Southbank Centre. We are now recruiting a […]

no direction home

Since autumn 2018 Camden People’s Theatre, Counterpoints Arts and award-winning comedian Tom Parry (Pappy’s; Badults; The Lost Disc) have been running the No Direction Home stand-up programme for aspiring comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds. The project is free and open to anyone, with regular evening workshops and performance opportunities. No previous experience required. If […]

no direction home

An invitation to anyone from a refugee background interested in performing comedy As part of their No Direction Home festival this autumn, Camden People’s Theatre in partnership with Counterpoints Arts will be running a series of one-on-one sessions, group workshops and writing exercises to prepare for a unique comedy show where YOU can perform. If […]