Comedian Nish Kumar became booed off stage after making a political shaggy dog account at a charity event on Monday evening.
Kumar, who hosts the BBC’s Mash Inform, became performing on the Lord’s Taverners annual charity cricket lunch.
“You are the very most provocative viewers in my whole 13 yr historical previous of performing that dangle surely thrown one thing at me,” Kumar mentioned, after a bread roll hit the stage.
Radio 1 DJ and Taverners ambassador Greg James mentioned the behaviour of a few of the crowd became “appalling”.
James added he became “embarrassed to be there”.
The event, at London’s Grosvenor Dwelling, became elevating cash to present vulnerable youngsters a beginning up in existence through sport.
On-stage Kumar described it as “the rowdiest gig I’ve ever done”. Video footage of the gig showed him being interrupted by hecklers, one in every of whom shouted “don’t discover politics”.
“Or no longer it’s an election season and I conception it’d be provocative to spark a dialog here,” outlined Kumar, “but clearly the dialog I’ve sparked is, ‘this guy in all fairness of an [expletive].”
“I did mediate it’d be tremendous to attain abet here and consult with some folks that had a fancy political outlook to me, and I conception it can also be provocative for me to fragment my level of view – but clearly that is no longer been the case.”
He added: “What I don’t are searching to discover is to detract from any of the improbable work done by the charity,” for which he received a round of applause.
‘No longer gonna leave’
Nonetheless because the routine continued, the viewers began a “leisurely clap”, after which Kumar refused to leave the stage.
“I’m no longer going any place,” Kumar says. “Fully no longer. I’m beefy Bercow-ing it,” referring to the forrmer Dwelling of Commons speaker John Bercow.
“I know you dangle to dangle me to discover it but I’m no longer gonna leave. Fully no longer. Fully no longer.”
Kumar became at closing joined by the host of the event, who escorted him off stage.
“Can I shake your hand, sir?” he asked. “Ladies and gentlemen, Nish gave his time to attain abet and crimson meat up this charity this day, and I mediate the very least we can discover is sing thanks for doing that.”
Afterwards, the comedian took to Twitter to compose mild of the crowd’s response.
He additionally posted a 1966 clip of Bob Dylan mocking newspaper reports claiming that his most up-to-the-minute dwell efficiency impressed mass walkouts.
The BBC has contacted Lord’s Taverners for a comment.