Hardeep Singh Kohli

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Interview: Hardeep Singh Kohli on new Leith curry and beer house VDeep

20 Feb 2015

Celebrity Masterchef finalist curates new Indian menu at the Vintage's new 'Leith Lab'

Until recently known as the Vintage, one of the strongest of Leith’s many dining experiences for its inventive combination of contemporary food and craft beers, the Henderson Street corner site a stone’s throw from the Shore will this weekend…

10 Glasgow Comedy Festival comedians pick their favourite films

18 Feb 2015

Which funny films make the comics laugh the hardest? We asked some to find out

With the Glasgow International Comedy Festival just around the corner, Brian Donaldson caught up with 10 comedians and asked each of them what they favourite big screen comedies were.

Interview: Hardeep Singh Kohli – First and last

13 Nov 2014

The Scottish foodie and raconteur reveals his embarrassing wardrobe, Westlife and his ‘wee mum'

First record you ever bought I'd like to say it was Motörhead's ‘Ace of Spades’ or some Ibiza dance remix of A Guy Called Gerald. But it was Bucks Fizz and ‘Land of Make Believe’. I know, I know … Last extravagant purchase you made Dinner last…

Hardeep Singh Kohli mixes food, chat and comedy for 'delicious' show Indian Takeaway

10 Jun 2013

'I’ve invented a couple of dishes... Hopefully it’s more fusion than confusion.’

With interest in cuisine never being higher as witnessed by the rise in the number of food programmes on the box, Hardeep Singh Kohli appears to have landed himself the perfect niche for a live comedy show. His all-conquering Indian Takeaway is a mix of…

Travel books round-up - June 2012

22 May 2012

New books from Hardeep Singh Kohli, Samanth Subramanian and Terry Darlington

He may be a man of Glasgow, but Hardeep Singh Kohli knows a thing or two about travelling around London. In The 38 Bus: A Love Song to a Bus Route (Unbound) he pours out the emotions he has for the route which has served the capital for a century…

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Conway's Time of the Month

24 Aug 20114 stars

Hardeep Singh Kohli, Andi Osho and Imran Yusuf guest at free Edinburgh show

London-based presenter and comedian Eleanor Conway brings her 5 star thighs, the news, and a host of comedy guests to Edinburgh's cosy Space 3 at the Voodoo Rooms. On the platter of entertainment are Hardeep Singh (BBC), Andi Osho (Stand up for the…

Chat Masala with Hardeep Singh Kohli

24 Aug 20112 stars

Glaswegian chef's chat show lacks spice

Hardeep Singh Kohli is a friendly figure on stage, and seems in his element when fixing up his daily curry (which a few lucky audience members will get to taste), but he's by no means a magnetic presence. With the exception of Indian comedian Vir Das…

Hardeep Singh Kohli

10 Sep 2010

Tales and tastes from the bubbly broadcaster, writer and dab hand in the kitchen, as the special K treats us once more to his comedy-cookery show, The Nearly Naked Chef. Brunton Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 17 Sep; Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow, Sat 18…

Comedians you might know from TV at the Fringe 2010

3 Aug 2010

Five faces from the telly making a beeline for the stage

Alex Zane He’s the cheeky wee chappie from Rude Tube and a man described as a saviour to sensitive lads everywhere. Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, 7–30 Aug (not 16), 10pm, £10–£10.50 (£8.50–£9). Previews until 6 Aug, £5. Norman Lovett There will be…

Tuck into the Fringe - five shows you can watch while you eat

30 Jul 2010

See it all without missing a meal

We have compiled a list of shows that you can watch while also being served some delicious shows. Don't miss your dinner without also seeing a show!

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Hardeep Singh Kohli

14 Aug 20093 stars

Laugh-lite Glaswegian gourmet

During his enforced leave of absence from the BBC, the Scottish Sikh star of The One Show is indulging his fondness for cooking with this culinary-themed comedy show. The simple set-up has Kohli cooking a meal on stage, based on ingredients supplied on…

Twitter Natter

14 Aug 2009

Here at List Towers we have been inundated with Twitter reviews. We've collected our top picks, for the people by the people

Taste test: Food at the Fest

30 Jul 2009

Brian Donaldson picks five shows which dabble in the grubby territory of food

The Fudge Show Set in a genuine fudge shop on the Royal Mile, this show promises ‘two top stand-ups, free fudge for all, and a multimedia exploration of what it takes to be a top fudgeman. The Fudge Kitchen, 07841 194 222, 10–29 Aug (not 17), 8.45pm…

Edinburgh's Other Festivals

13 Jul 2009

Away from the Fringe and the EIFF, August still has a lot to offer

Suzanne Black explores the enlightenment of the Festival of Spirituality and Peace; the geekiness of Edinburgh Interactive; the diversity of Edinburgh Mela, and Ant and Dec at the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival.

Dundee Literary Festival

29 Jun 2009

This Festival, which has just completed it’s fifth year, is thrusting through the crowded Scottish Festival scene – there are now at least 135 other festivals in Scotland. Dundee has focused on 2 strands, the quality of the writers and the Dundee…

Scottish Book Trust - Days Like This

16 Oct 2008

Refining that old platitude that everyone’s got a novel in them, the Scottish Book Trust launched their Days Like This project earlier this year, looking for ordinary people’s stories of their extraordinary days. ‘Days Like This is really about…

The People's Story - Days Like This project launched

19 Jun 2008

Scottish Book Trust, Scottish Arts Council and BBC Radio Scotland join forces for groundbreaking book and radio project Days Like This. People the length and breadth of Scotland are being offered the chance to share their stories, as part of a unique…

London showcase for best of Scottish culture

6 Sep 2007

Scotland is celebrated in style this weekend as the two-day London Gathering showcases the best of Scottish culture. Taking place for the first time on 8–9 September at The Inner Temple Gardens in London, the main stage is hosted by Hardeep Singh Kohli…