Following a sell-out run of her one women show 'Asylum Speaker' at the 2006 Edinburgh Festival and an extended run at The Soho Theatre London, Shappi first hit our screens on BBC1's 'Lenny's Britain' and BBC4's 'Never Mind the Full Stops'. She then appeared on the popular Radio 4 panel game 'Quote... Unquote' and contributed to Radio 4's 'From Tehran with Laughter.'
Shappi is a sought after cultural commentator too, appearing on ITV's Sunday Edition, Radio 4's Woman's Hour, Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service & LBC and also in The Guardian, The Independent, Metro and on BBC News website. Shappi has presented a series for Open University and has been a regular roving reporter for BBC South's 'Inside Out'. as well as taking part in BBC4's 'The Big Read'
At the end of last year she appeared in "I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!" on ITV.
Not just a well known comedy personality in the UK, she has gigged internationally in the States, the Middle East, Singapore and Amsterdam.
Comedy is a family business for the Khorsandi's. In Los Angeles, Shappi performed in a seven week sell-out run with her brother in a show called How to be Iranian as well as starring in her own one hour show. Other work in America included a month-long tour supporting her Hadi father in his extremely popular stand-up show.
Feisty, flirty and effortlessly funny she handles every subject with a razor sharp wit, softened only by her deliciously dizzy delivery and endless charm.
Comedian, host and social commentator, Shappi Khorsandi is known for her razor-sharp wit and eloquent presenting style. She is also the author of the best-selling book A Beginner’s Guide To Acting English, a memoir of adjusting to life living in London in the 1970’s having fled Iran with her family.
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