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24 September 2019  -  13 October 2019

Platforma 5 – No Direction Home

No Direction Home

In partnership with Ideas Test, Woodville Theatre, Cohesion Plus

No Direction Home, produced by Counterpoints Arts & Camden People’s Theatre, has been running since September 2018, with free coaching and paid performances for new stand-up comedians from refugee & migrant backgrounds. Led by award-winning comic Tom Parry, the group have performed at 10 gigs in London & Edinburgh and worked with guest headliners including Suzi Ruffell, Nish Kumar and Romesh Ranganathan.

For Platforma 5 Tom Parry and members of the No Direction Home group will lead a series of free workshops and performances with people in Gravesend and Sheerness.

Workshop dates

Gravesend: 24, 25 September, 1,2 October (all 6-8pm)

Sittingbourne: 10 Oct (6-8pm), 12 Oct (4.30pm-7.30pm). 13 October (3-6pm)


Gravesend – The Woodville Theatre – 9 October, 7pm > booking

The Ypres Tavern – Sittingbourne – 13 October, 7pm

If you are interested in joining the free workshops and having a go at stand-up comedy, please contact

All applications are welcome, whatever your background. No previous experience necessary! Age 18+

Part of the 5th Platforma Festival, produced by Counterpoints Arts