Njambi McGrath: Black Black

Comedy (stand-up)

  • Pleasance Courtyard - Baby Grand
  • 17:50
  • Aug 18-28
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Bound & Gagged Comedy
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains strong language.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

Comedian grannies, mud-floor comedy clubs, white-face audiences, broke aristocrat orgies with angry Afrikaans, soldiers in search of stiffies, African matriarchs objectifying themselves and civil disobedience are the perfect ingredients for mirth. Njambi McGrath is hot on the heels of her comedian grandmother in colonial Kenya. This is satire with a zing. The ying and yang of historical humour. Mention Kenya, one thinks of tranquil savannas, Attenborough stalking exotic animals and the rest is a fog. Fear not – Njambi is to the rescue! Njambi's hour of political comedy is the Attenborough of Kenyan history.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Via a driveway from the main road.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Ann Marie Fraser 8 days ago

What a great show! Njambi is not only a great story teller but her lines are clever, direct and insightful. She’s got a real way to identify with so many things. The juxtapositions and comparisons of ideas concepts and situations are just so good. Christianity Colonialism etc. I just loved her performance! She’s got real talent which I hope is recognised. I’d compare her to Matt Ford whom we saw a few hours later.

Tracey 8 days ago

Njambi is a storyteller, crafting politics, history and education in a wonderfully subversive way.  I laughed even when the little P.C. voice in my head told me not too.  This is comedy at it's best:  It made me think and then rethink, and I laughed at the jokes as well as myself!


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One4Review (3/5 stars) 3 days ago

A well written hour from an engaging performer.

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Voice Magazine (3/5 stars) 4 days ago

McGrath is a star in the making, and certainly one to watch.

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