Stand-up comedian Sindhu Vee announces two live shows in Derbyshire - here's how to get tickets

Razor-sharp witted comedian Sindhu Vee will tour her latest stand-up show to Derby and Chesterfield.

By Gay Bolton
Sunday, 30th January 2022, 5:30 am

Her live presentation, entitled Alphabet, is about the hair we want, the friends we have and living the vast difference between virus and viral.

Sindhu has built up an army of fans through appearances on hit TV shows such as Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News for You and Channel 4’s award-nominated Feel Good, Sindhu.

Now fans can see her in the flesh when she performs at Derby Theatre on February 13, and at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, on February 18, 2022, the latter will be the last show of the tour which was rescheduled because of the Covid pandemic.

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Sindhu Vee will be touring her Alphabet show to Sheffield's Leadmill, Derby Theatre and Chesterfield Pomegranate Theatre (photo: Matt Crockett).

Sindhu has fast become one of the most sought-after comedians on the UK circuit. In 2018 Sindhu took her eagerly anticipated debut hour, Sandhog, to the Edinburgh Fringe and was nominated for the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer. After the Fringe, Sindhu took Sandhog to the Soho Theatre for two sold-out runs before embarking on a hugely successful UK tour.

Her television career is also firmly on the up. She has twice appeared on BBC Two’s Live at the Apollo, most recently as host, and has guested on BBC panel shows Mock the Week, QI and Have I Got News for You. Her TV credits include Richard Osman’s House of Games and Alan Davies….As Yet Untitled. In 2020, Sindhu also acted in the critically acclaimed shows Feel Good (Netflix/Channel 4) and Sex Education (Netflix). Most recently she has starred in Starstruck (BBC Three) and has also been cast in the Netflix adaptation of Matilda.

In 2018 Sindhu wrote and hosted her own series, Sindhustan, on Radio 4. She returned to the station this summer with her new series, Things My Mother Never Told Me (…About Lockdown) and also co-hosts the Child Labour podcast with Stuart Goldsmith for Radio X.

Born in New Dehli, India, Sindhu studied politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford and worked in the banking profession before becoming a full-time mum.

Sindhu, who now has three children, started performing stand-up comedy nine years ago. She was nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award in 2016.

Derby tickets £18, go to www.derbytheatre.co.uk; Chesterfield tickets £19.50, go to www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk