Zambian-born with Indian roots, Ishi calls Britain home. Does that make her Brizambdian?
Ishi Khan-Jackson is a happy stand-up comedian, laughter therapy workshop facilitator and tickling jester. Her latest show, Ishi Khan-Jackson: I’mMigrant! The Remix tackles migration, identity & belonging. This is Ishi’s second stand up show. Her first, I am Happy! (★★★★ Female Arts), was nominated for Best Show at the Funny Women’s Awards 2013. After debuting at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, I am Happy! toured the UK.
'An engaging raconteur' (Three Weeks), Ishi has been making people laugh since she was born. She came out crying & they all laughed! A qualified Mechanical Engineer, when she turned to comedy in 2008 she started off running and compering comedy nights. Since then she has supported some of the best, including Signatures (Britain’s Got Talent), Sarah Millican, Dara O’Brian (Mock the Week), John Hegley, Isy Suttie (Peep Show), Paul Foot, Patrick Monahan, Suzy Bennett, Shazia Mirza, Brian Damage & Krystal & Gary Delaney.