Konstantin Kisin

Comedian Profile

Konstantin Kisin is a Russian-British comedian, podcaster, writer and social commentator. He made international headlines in 2018 by refusing to sign a university “behavioural agreement form” which banned jokes about religion, atheism and insisted that all humour must be “respectful and kind”.Konstantin is the reigning Jewish Comedian of the Year and has won a number of other comedy competitions, awards and prizes. He has played some of the UK’s biggest comedy clubs and has supported Geoff Norcott, Shazia Mirza and Andrew Doyle on tour.

He is bringing his debut hour, Orwell That Ends Well, to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019.

Konstantin is a regular contributor to BBC, ITV, BBC Radio 5 Live, LoveSport. Frequently described as an “objective voice from the centre of the political spectrum”, he has written for a wide range of publications, including the Telegraph, Spectator, Quillette, Daily Mail and Spiked.

He is also the creator and co-host of the TRIGGERnometry YouTube show where 2 comics interview economists, political experts, journalists and social commentators about interesting, controversial and challenging subjects.

Konstantin is a regular host at Kilkenomics, the best economics and comedy festival in the world.