Shazia Mirza

Fearless standup
Shazia Mirza

Shazia Mirza is an award-winning British stand-up comedian and writer whose TV appearances are many and numerous. They include QI, The Jonathan Ross Show, Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains, Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls, Travel Man, Top Gear, The One Show, Loose Women, Have I Got News for You and The Jeremy Vine Show.

Her radio appearances include The Graham Norton Show, The Infinite Monkey Cage, Woman’s Hour, The Vanessa Feltz Show and The Frank Skinner Show.

She has written extensively for The Guardian and New Statesman, and has also been published in the Financial Times, Chicago Tribune and Time Out amongst others.

Shazia’s most recent show, Coconut was nominated for Best Stand Up Tour in Channel 4’s National Comedy Awards.

Her previous stand-up show, With Love From St. Tropez, toured internationally (“Dry as they come, sharp socio-political sass on Brexit, burkinis & butt plugs“); and 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. Described as “A powerful show from a powerful woman… fearless, brutal and beautiful” (The Scotsman), the show was featured on CNN, Reuters and ITV News.

You can listen to Shazia with journalist John Kampfner on their podcast Pale, Male and Stale, where they take an irreverent look at current affairs and chat with guests.

Her parents just want her to get married.

A fearless comedian… thoughtful and thought-provoking… funny and illuminating” Evening Standard

Shazia Mirza is provoking laughter and large intakes of breath once again… brave and urgent” The Telegraph

Vital, deftly handled, rammed with provocation… As brave a piece of comedy as youll see” Mail on Sunday

Shes effective at getting under your skin… strikes a blow” Metro

“Wonderful – razor-sharp observational wit, humanity, humility, hilarity in abundance and our crowd were frequently wiping tears from their eyes and guffawing uncontrollably. A perfect combination – your hosting set the perfect tone. – thank you.” Peter Holbrook, CEO, Social Enterprise UK Awards

Shazia Mirza