Shaparak Khorsandi

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Alongside standup credits like C4’s Comedy Gala at the O2, Shaparak makes her mark on shows as diverse as Loose Women, Question Time and HIGNFY. She’s also written an hilarious account of growing up in a strange place: A Beginner’s Guide To Acting English.


The Iranian comedian Shaparak Khorsandi grabbed the comedy world’s attention with her original sell-out Edinburgh show, Asylum Speaker. Both feisty and flirty, she softens a razor sharp wit with a deliciously dizzy delivery and endless charm.

Her fringe debut led to numerous television appearances, including Mock The Week, Lenny's Britain and The Big Read. She has also become a regular on Radio 4 shows, with credits from Quote Unquote and The Unbelievable Truth to her own series Shappi Talk. She’s also been seen on Live at the Apollo, Genius, and Channel 4's Alternative Election Night.

Outside standup Shaparak is a sought after commentator on everything from Woman's Hour to the Open University, Question Time and The Culture Show.

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