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Shazia Mirza

Comedian and columnist, Shazia Mirza, is an award-winning British Asian Muslim stand-up comedian from Birmingham England. Shazia's comedy covers a range of subjects that include: everyday observational, pop culture and current affairs. When not on stage, or hosting an event,  Shazia can be found writing for The Guardian and The Financial Times.

Shazia Mirza is a talented British Comedian and writer, originally from Birmingham however she now spends most of her time touring all over the world. Shazia is an experienced awards host or stand up act, suited for any corporate occasion.

Shazia started doing stand up in 2000 and she quickly became a star of the comedy industry, her show ‘The Pleasure’ was a sell-out at the Edinburgh festival in 2005. These days Shazia travels the world and has toured the US, Sweden, Denmark, France, Holland and Germany. She has also appeared on numerous established TV shows including Have I Got News For You, Richard and Judy and she was the subject of a BBC 2 First Sight Documentary.

Shazia Mirza has won rave reviews for her frank and honest stand up comedy routines about being a young Muslim woman in Britain.
The Daily Telegraph

The Observer named her as one of the Top 10 Female Comedians and in 2010 she won the Arts and Culture Award at the AWA Awards.

In addition to being a talented comedian, Shazia is also a writer; she has written columns for the New Statesman and was a weekly columnist in the Guardian Weekend Magazine with her column, ‘Diary of a Disappointing Daughter’. 

For further information or to book Shazia Mirza, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

 

What people said about Shazia Mirza

Her laconic one-liners represent something quite unique in modern comedy.
The Guardian Guide

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