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Kevin Sherwani

Kevin Sherwani has been performing and enjoying Stand Up Comedy and Acting for some time now. He's played various clubs and was part of 2 sell out shows at Edinburgh a few years ago including "The Bootlegs", "The Valentine Flyguy show" and "The Stand up Show". He has performed at theatres across London, at clubs such as the Comedy Store, Banana Cabaret, Mirth Control, The King's head, Up the Creek and other established venues. He has had some strange requests including warm up for the "Fraud Monty"- the spoof of the film the Full Monty. Luckily keeping his kit on. Hosting a few ladies nights in and around the UK as well as jetting off to Amsterdam and Toronto for comedy nights in established venues. (won a YUK YUK's new act night) Also Kevin has compered the main Entertainment tent for 8 hours on the trot at the Croydon Mega Mela last year. Other theatre shows include compering the new variety show "Bollywood Nights" which ran through September to November of 2003. Recently he has just co-hosted the "Asian Music Awards" to be shown on Channel 4 and Sony TV as well as other satellite channels. The stars of this line up included Jay Sean, Apache Indian, Raagav, and numerous stars from television and film. "this was such an amazing night of talent and music that I was so touched to he the host for the whole evening." I said to one of the Asiana magazine reporters

Acting wise Kevin started out in the Broadway musical "Hair" in 1997 in it's first European Tour playing a young hippy called "Woof" for just less than a year having to take his clothes off every night singing and dancing. This then lead to playing another part in the same musical tour this time all around Italy the year after. This in turn led to stints in pantomime and some Variety shows within his home town of Essex. After this he turned professional and became the lead in a number of Theatre productions:

Nationwide tour of the new play "When Amar Met Jay" playing the lead part of Jay, a lovesick teenager who was in love with a girl who's parents were extremely traditional and had to win them round. This was played in the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith amongst other top Theatres in the UK, including the Manchester Contact and West Yorkshire Playhouse.

"when Kevin is on stage his presence and performance is real and exciting" Time out 2003

Nationwide tour of "The Deranged Marriage" playing the groom Rishi alongside Bindya Solanki (Former Eastenders star) who played his mother. This was also shown at the Drum, Waterman's Art Centre, Southampton Theatre and other venues around the UK "Groom Rishi (Kevin Sherwani) is hardly seen or heard, yet his sexuality ultimately is the nail in the coffin for the ceremony." The Stage review 2004

"Kevin Sherwani and Kavita Kaul make a pleasant and enjoyable couple. Pleasing to watch" The Telegraph

"Human Resources" playing Mr Red for the Big Wheel theatre company. This was a hard hitting new drama about Asylum seekers directed by Roland Allen.

Radio work includes lots of stints as a breakfast presenter for BBC Network East alongside Adil Ray and Mo Dutta, Before this he was presenting for Radio Asia but was asked to move on to a few stints for other radio stations before starting performing for a theatre tour. Stand up comedy for Red Nose Day 2003 for the BBC, Radio 4 Comedy interview. BBC Voice over for BT 2002,

TV work includes

"Glassy" music Video- for the Sona Family and Hard Kaur as comic actor

Host of the Asian Music Awards for Channel 4/ B4 U and Sony TV
The Deranged Marriage Show clips televised on BBC 2 as the character "Rishi".
Satellite and Bravo TV Stand up comedy
Ready Steady Cook as himself introduced as an up and coming comedian.
Interviewed for Sony TV, Asians in Media and the BBC
Ribena commercial as himself 2002
HSBC Commercial 2001 Shown on On Digital
Network East and Network East Late
Numerous Musical performances in 2000 for "Hair" on RTL and Dutch TV


He has also performed in numerous music videos as a dancer and an actor he is a keen musician (guitar player, bass and electric and a singer) He is currently working on a sit com and writing a show for Edinburgh.