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Hardeep Singh Kohli

Broadcaster, comedian, writer and chef

Hardeep is a much respected and award winning broadcaster, comedian, writer and chef. Hardeep also sits on the Board of the National Theatre of Scotland. He can be heard on BBC Radio 4, including shows such as Hardeep's Sunday Lunch and Pick Of The Week on BBC Radio 4. He has also regularly fronted programmes for BBC Radio 2, BBC World Service and BBC Asian Network. Hardeep was a presenter for TalkRadio in the UK and he is also a regular on BBC1's Sunday Morning Live conducting interviews with Maureen Lipman, Nigel Benn and Lord Putnam amongst others. He is a regular on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff as both a panellist and guest host. Hardeep currently writes weekly columns for Sunday Herald and The New European. He has also written and presented a number of documentaries for Channel 4 and wrote, directed and starred in Meet the Magoosand has contributed to many major publications including The Observer, The Spectator, The Times and The Independent as well as being nominated for ‘Travel Writer of the Year’ at the AITO Awards for his piece in BA High Life. Hardeep is also an experienced comedian who tours the country and sells out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Gold From Base Metal

The recognition of British Asian arts couldn't have been more high profile or significant when Jude Kelly and the team at Southbank Centre decided to create an entire festival around it. Dubbed 'Alchemy', this festival reflected the celebration of British Asians' cultural contribution and moved the game on.
20/05/2015 22:30 BST

ABCs of Asian British Culture

As immigrants, Britain's Asians arrived in the UK with a very dislocated culture. Our parents tried desperately to keep us connected to our heritage but it proved too challenging. India was another world and our new lives were British.
13/05/2015 17:28 BST

We Can Free Young Women Across the World From Violence and Poverty

In India we witness the horrific killings of two teenage girls and far too many reports of random, senseless rapes. Lives are being devastated, families torn asunder, communities shattered. Enough. Time to raise our game, raise our gaze and raise our children. Properly...
13/06/2014 16:52 BST