CV

  • Winner AWA Awards The Arts and Culture Award 2010
  • Winner Columnist of the Year PPA Awards 2008
  • Semi-finalist NBC's Last Comic Standing 2008
  • Winner GG2 Young Achiever of the Year Award 2003
  • Winner Metro Magazines in association with Jongleurs Comedy Clubs People's Choice Best Comic Award 2002
  • Winner London Comedy Festival and Hackney Empire 2001
  • Runner Up Birmingham Comedy Festival 2001

Television

  • The Wright Stuff                              (Channel 5 2011 2012 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Lund Comedy Festival                       (Swedish TV2 2012)
  • The Winnipeg Comedy Festival          (CBC Television 2011, 2014, 2016)
  • Culture Show                                    (France 24 2010, 2016)
  • Muslim Driving School- series             (Voiceover BBC2 2010)
  • Beautiful People- sitcom                    (BBC2 2009)
  • Brilliant Britain- Presenter                 (Blighty 2009)
  • Last Comic Standing                           (NBC 2008)
  • Splitting Cells -Broadcast sitcom pilot (BBC3 2007)
  • F**K off I'm a Hairy Woman- Presenter (BBC3 2007)
  • Richard and Judy                               (Channel 4 reporter 2007)
  • 28 Acts in 28 Minutes                         (BBC3 2005)
  • The World Stands Up                          (Paramount Comedy 2004)
  • Stockholm Live                                  (TV2 Sweden 2004)
  • 60 Minutes                                         (CBS 2004)
  • Have I got News for You                      (BBC1)

Radio

  • Pause for thought- writer and performer (BBC Radio 2 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Meera Syal's Asian Comedy Night               (BBC Asian Network 2012)
  • The Hidden Backlash                                 (BBC Asian Network 2012)
  • The Winnipeg Comedy Festival                  (CBC Canada 2011)
  • Comedy Club with Arthur Smith                 (BBCRadio 4 Extra 2011, 2016)
  • Off The Page- 'Brum'                                 (BBC Radio 4 2011)
  • The Frank Skinner Show                            (Absolute Radio 2010)
  • On the Dot - Comic Fringes                       (BBC Radio 4 2010)
  • A Good Read                                            (BBC Radio 4 2010)
  • Midweek with Libby Purves                      (BBC Radio 4 2010)
  • The Now Show                                         (BBC Radio 4 2009)
  • Between Ourselves                                  (BBC Radio 4 2009)
  • The Fred MacAulay Show                         (BBC Radio Scotland 2008, 2009, 2010 2011)
  • The Janice Forsyth Show                         (BBC Radio Scotland 2008)
  • Women's Hour                                        (BBC Radio 4 2007)
  • With Great Pleasure                               (BBC Radio 4 2005)

 

Film

  • Train of Broken Light (2012)

 

Live

  • Tour of UK, Europe, USA- 'The Kardashians Made Me Do It' (2016)
  • Tour of UK- 'Cuckooland'                                                  (2013)
  • Tour of Norway                                                                (2013)
  • Tour of India                                                                    (2012)
  • Tour of Sweden and Denmark                                           (2012)
  • Tour of Far East -Singapore Malaysia Indonesia Cambodia  (2011)
  • Shazia Mirza Live at The Punchline- San Francisco USA      (2011)
  • Lund Comedy Festival Sweden                                          (2011 2013)
  • 'Multiple Choice'- National Tour UK                                   (2010/11)
  • Edinburgh Festival -'Multiple Choice'                                 (2010)
  • Zulu Comedy Festival- Denmark                                       (2010)
  • Stockholm Comedy Festival                                              (2010)
  • Pakistan- LUMS University Lahore and T2F Karachi            (2010)
  • Pakistan- World Performing Arts Festival                          (2008)
  • 'Fun'-National Tour UK                                                     (2007)
  • USA- San Francisco Herbst Theatre                                  (2007)
  • Switzerland- Arosa Comedy Festival                                (2007)
  • India- Tour                                                                     (2006)
  • Sweden- National Tour                                                    (2006)
  • Canada- Winnipeg Comedy Festival CBC                           (2005)
  • Holland- National Tour                                                    (2005)
  • Canada- Halifax Comedy Festival CBC                              (2004)
  • Sweden- National Tour                                                    (2004)
  • Also performed in Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Paris, Kosovo, Dubai, Luxembourg, Canada, Holland

Theatre

  • 1001 Nights Now (2005- 2006) The National Theatre Tour. Produced by Northern Stage. Directed by Alan Lyddiard
  • Vagina Monologues (2003) The Royal Albert Hall. Directed by Eve Ensler
  • The Tribe of Beorma (2000- 2001) Women and Theatre Tour. Directed by Janice Connolly

Quotes

"As brave a piece of comedy as you'll see"  ****The Mail on Sunday

"Brave and Urgent. She doesn't mince her words" **** The Telegraph

"Strikes a blow" ****The Metro


"Very funny...This woman knows how to grab and keep control of a room"
ScotsGay ****

"Mirza performs with a distinct comedy voice that should put other comics to shame. She's breaking taboos, material which becomes endearing, fun and goddamn hilarious in her hands."
Three Weeks ****

 

"Calm, confident, challenging and always with original material"
The Evening Standard

"Guarantees an audience with her biting deadpan observations"
The New York Times

"In that global menagerie of Comedy Mirza is that rarest of rare creatures. Mirza is a proven draw"
The New York Times

"Sticks the knife into political correctness with hilarious effect. A must see."
Atitude Magazine