An Evening with Shappi Khorsandi

Comedian, best-selling author and star of two series of BBC Radio 4’s Shappi Talk; Shappi Khorsandi is back touring the UK this spring with her new live show.

Shappi has been touring the UK continuously to sold-out theatres for the past three years including a 10 night sold-out run at the Soho Theatre in 2011 followed by a 15 night sold out residency in October 2012. The Edinburgh favourite also had the honour of being nominated at the prestigious 2010 British Comedy Awards in the Best Female Comic category up against fellow nominees Jo Brand and Sarah Millican.

Shappi has notched up numerous high profile television appearances including; Live At The Apollo (BBC 1), Channel 4’s Comedy Gala At The O2 (Channel 4 – 2010, 2011 & 2012),Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC 1), Graham Norton Show (BBC 1), Friday Night With Jonathan Ross (BBC 1), Have I Got News For You (BBC 1) and her own Comedy Store Special for Comedy Central.

As a sought after cultural commentator, Iranian born Shappi has also appeared on Question Time (BBC 1) and Woman’s Hour (BBC Radio 4) as well as penning columns for several national newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, New Statesman and GQ.

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