Nalika de Silva is a British Asian actress, stand up comedian and presenter originally from Yorkshire, England.
“Witty and Honest”– Remote Goat 2015
“the entire audience were laughing out loud”-Everything Theatre 2015
“4 STARS” (Vagina Monologues) Remote Goat 2015
“4 STARS” (Vagina Monologues) Everything Theatre 2015
“With a quirky delivery and comic timing- her excited energy is infectious”- Fringe Review 2014
“Recommended Show”- Fringe Review 2014
“Sell Out Show”- Camden Fringe 2014
“Best Selling Show”- Women in Comedy Festival 2014
At the beginning of 2015 she received two 4* reviews for her performance of the monologue ‘Because he liked to look at it’ in Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues.
At the 2014 Edinburgh Festival she performed her debut one woman comedy show Me, Bill Nighy and the Goblin which was a “recommended show” by the Fringe Review -please see links below for press and interviews.
In the 2013 Edinburgh Festival she performed in Bon Bon, rated 5* by BBC Radio 2. She was nominated for the Hobson’s Award at East 15 drama school and won Best Newcomer for her role of Gloria in Brassed Off! Based in London, Nalika is a comedy commentator on BBC Radio Leeds and has been interviewed on BBC Bristol radio to listen click here and BBC Asian Network– to listen to the interview click here. She performs regularly in venues across the capital and beyond, including the Comedy Café and The Kings Head Crouch End and hosts her own successful comedy night, ‘Shake the Tree Comedy’ at the Highbury Arts Club.
Interview 2 with BBC Asian Network- click here to listen.
BBC Bristol interview – click on link to hear interview and see newspaper article below.