Sunday with Nish Kumar: 'I've been inhaling vintage Simpsons'

The comedian on books, standup secrets and comfort TV Are you an early riser? Sunday mornings are one of the few that haven’t changed. We’re still working on The Mash Report, so it’s my day off. I might stay in bed until midday. Given I’m barely leaving the house any more that is, frankly, criminal. Years of Saturday night gigging keeps me up until 2am. This sort of information disgusts my father. Are you enjoying eating in? We’d normally be straight out for brunch. I’ve never been much of a cook before. But the last two Sundays I’ve made chicken curry, which much to my mother’s surprise wasn’t an affront to my ancestral heritage. Our Indian family recipes aren’t handed down on paper: my mother and grandmother have tried to educate me, but it’s like having Roger Federer teaching you how to play tennis. Continue reading...