Rinkoo Stand Up Part One: Facing Prejudice. 

Birmingham-born deaf stand-up comedian, storyteller and filmmaker Rinkoo Barpaga shares some of his journey in a series of short films. Part One: How have various forms of prejudice impacted Rinkoo?

Rinkoo Stand Up Part Two: Trial by Fire.

Birmingham-born deaf stand-up comedian, storyteller and filmmaker Rinkoo Barpaga shares some of his journey in a series of short films. Part Two: How Rinkoo dared to take on stand-up as a deaf artist.

Rinkoo Stand Up Part Three: Home Language

Birmingham-born deaf stand-up comedian, storyteller and filmmaker Rinkoo Barpaga shares some of his journey in a series of short films. Part Three: Rinkoo reveals the power of Sign Language and how vital language is to our sense of worth and belonging.

Rinkoo Stand Up Part Four: Storytelling 

Birmingham-born deaf stand-up comedian, storyteller and filmmaker Rinkoo Barpaga shares some of his journey in a series of short films. Part Four: Rinkoo details his desire to tell stories that have a lasting impact.

Rinkoo Stand Up Part Five: Stand Out Experience. 

Birmingham-born deaf stand-up comedian, storyteller and filmmaker Rinkoo Barpaga shares some of his journey in a series of short films. Part Five: Stand-up comedy is a high wire act, dangerous and unpredictable. Rinkoo tells us about a memorable performance.


"Rinkoo's First Ever Stand-up Comedy Gig" - 2013

Rinkoo is a newcomer Stand Up Comedian. He is British born & profoundly Deaf. This is his first ever performance across the Atlantic in America and also his first ever gig at the very famous Gotham Comedy Club, New York City. 

Interview with the Rinkoo's comedy director Stephen Rosenfield - American Comedy Insitiue. 2013.

"Please Stop Using Offensive British Sign Language" - 2019

I've decided to make this video because I think it's time we started to talk about racist signs in British Sign Language. I feel enough is enough. Please watch my video...

"Good Ol' American Pride" - 2013

"The Biggest Day of My Life" - 2013

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