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Shazia Mirza is an award winning British stand up comedian and writer who works internationally. She has performed stand-up shows across the world in Europe, US, Asia and the Far East. Listed by The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy, Shazia is also a winner of the prestigious PPA Awards; ‘Columnist of the Year’ for her writing in The New Statesman. Other publications she writes for include; The Guardian, The Financial Times, the Daily Mail, New Internationalist, the Chicago Tribune, the Big Issue and Loaded magazine.

Shazia’s TV work includes; ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’ (ITV), ‘Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls’ (Channel 4), ‘Celebrities v Child Genius’ Christmas Special (Channel 4), ‘The One Show’ (BBC1), ‘Celebs In Solitary’ (Channel 5), ‘Travel Man – 48 Hours In… Côte d’Azur’ (Channel 4), ‘Loose Women’ (ITV), ‘Top Gear’ (BBC), ‘Have I got News for You’ (BBC).


Shazia Mirza – Coconut (2020 Tour)

When Shazia Mirza was left to starve to death on a deserted Island by Bear Grylls, with nine other ‘celebrities’ she didn’t know, the Island became a microcosm for the world and everything going on outside.

“What’s going on? Why is everyone fighting? What is a strong woman and does she really exist? And why are there no women left with real eyebrows?”

Shazia explores loyalty and what makes the best leader, masking our dislike for other people and why there is no such thing as an alpha male.

Following the success of her critically acclaimed recent shows; With Love From St. Tropez, a riot of brexit, buquas and butt-plugs through the lens of The Periodic Table, and The Kardashians Made Me Do It, a searing and urgent exploration of life, love and Jihadi brides, Shazia Mirza is taking on the burning issues of our time in her latest show for 2020.

"Shazia Mirza is provoking laughter and large intakes of breath once again … brave and urgent" ★★★★

The Telegraph

"As brave a piece of comedy as you’ll see" ★★★★

Mail On Sunday

"She’s effective at getting under your skin… strikes a blow" ★★★★

Metro

"At this moment in time – post-Brexit, post-Nice, post-Orlando – it’s on point chilling and superb" ★★★★

The Skinny