Sukh Ojla: For Sukh's Sake

Comedy (stand-up)

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  • Accessibility:
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Debut stand-up show from the star of The Big Asian Stand Up (BBC Two), Life on Egg and Newsjack (BBC Radio 4). From dealing with mental illness to moving back in with her parents at the age of 30, join Sukh as she figures out to move forward when you live in a house where you're not allowed to turn on the big light.

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Patrons enter the building via either 3 shallow steps or the platform lift at the front of the building. Please note the platform lift is only suitable for manual wheelchairs and not power wheelchairs. The Nip can be accessed via the building lift to the 1st floor. The Accessible toilet is located on the Basement level. Please make yourself known to a member of staff (in a pink t-shirt) if you require assistance or require a specific seat.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

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You Are Enough 30 days ago

5 Stars! An authentic voice. Great storyteller. Funny and meaningful. 17 year old, 22 year old, and 50-somethings all found resonance. Just go for [email protected]&$s sake!

Simi Johal 32 days ago

It was a brilliant show! Hilarious, Honest and Heartwarming! Sukh never ceases to amaze me ❤❤❤

Cat Rutherford 39 days ago

What a warm and inviting presence Sukh has. A thoroughly enjoyable hour which delves into dark times but with wit, fun and great humour - of course! An excellent funny story teller. I would totally recommend this show.

Fern Bamford 45 days ago

What a great story teller this lady is. Her show is a journey through an experimental experience in finding happiness interspersed with cultural references which are very funny. Second time I've seen this show and thoroughly enjoyed it both times.

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The List (3/5 stars) 31 days ago

Sweet monologue about mental health and parents...

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Chortle (3/5 stars) 37 days ago

This is a dramatic monologue on being a depressed, suicidal, control freak, that elicits only sparse titters throughout. The show is a speech, a confession, a story of explicit therapy. It’s well conveyed by the very theatre-schoolish Sukh Ojla, and dramatically well done. But doesn’t chime the essential bells of...

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The Skinny (3/5 stars) 39 days ago

Sukh Ojla’s on a quest to improve her mental health at any cost. Perhaps surprisingly for some, her delivery is bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as she presents observations on moving back in with her parents in her 30s and the struggles of talking mental health in a close-knit Punjabi community, especially...

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ThreeWeeks (3/5 stars) 44 days ago

In her debut stand-up show, Sukh Ojla opens up about her life and mental health. As she touches on sensitive topics such as suicide, there are moments early on in the set where it feels a bit like a therapy session; however, the show comes full circle in her journey...

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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 47 days ago

Sukh Ojla’s debut solo show at the Edinburgh Fringe gets off to a promising start. She is energetic, engaging and has just enough audience interaction to take them along with her but not so much that it starts to become uncomfortable, a downfall of many a comedy star. She takes...

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Fest (3/5 stars) 49 days ago

Sukh Ojla isn't the first standup to give her ayahuasca trip the posterity of a show, with Simon Amstell and Chelsea Handler only the most high-profile contemporary examples. Additionally, the likes of Carl Donnelly, Darren Connell, Myq Kaplan and Benji Waterstones have also reported back from the South American hallucinogen...

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