About

Shazia Mirza is an award winning British stand up comedian and writer.

But what do awards mean anyway? Everyone’s got an award. You get awards these days just for leaving the house and recycling your yogurt pots.

Shazia’s TV appearances include; ‘The One Show (BBC), ‘Celebs In Solitary’ (C5) ‘Travel Man, 48 Hours In…’ (C4), ‘Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls’ (C4), ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’ (ITV), Top Gear (BBC), ‘Loose Women’ (ITV), ‘The Late Late Show’ (RTE) and she is a regular panelist on ‘The Wright Stuff’ (Channel 5).  Radio includes; ‘Graham Norton Show’ (BBC), ‘Steve Wright in the Afternoon’ (BBC), ‘The Craig Ferguson Show’ (SiriusXM), ‘The Now Show’, ‘Saturday Live’, ‘Woman’s Hour’, ‘The Robert Elms Show’ (BBC), ‘The Ian Dale Show’ (LBC) and ‘The Frank Skinner Show’ (Absolute Radio).

Shazia’s last show; ‘‘With Love From St. Tropez’‘ toured internationally until June 2018, following it’s launch at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2017; “dry as they come, sharp socio-political sass on Brexit, burkinkis & butt plugs”.

Her previous stand-up show, the critically acclaimed; ‘‘The Kardashians Made Me Do It’‘, played for 103 nights internationally across the UK, US, Sweden, Ireland and France and completed four sell out runs at London’s Soho Theatre; “a powerful show from a powerful woman…  fearless, brutal and beautiful”.

Her parents just want her to get married.

 

∗∗∗∗ THE  TELEGRAPH
“Shazia Mirza is provoking laughter and large intakes of breath once again … brave and urgent”

∗∗∗∗ MAIL ON SUNDAY
“As brave a piece of comedy as you’ll see”

∗∗∗∗ METRO
“she’s effective at getting under your skin… strikes a blow”

∗∗∗∗ THE SKINNY
“at this moment in time – post-Brexit, post-Nice, post-Orlando – it’s on point chilling and superb”

∗∗∗∗ SUNDAY TIMES
“Mirza has stepped up a gear… the bravest thing you’ll see on a comedy stage this year… a remarkable finale”

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