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Shazia Mirza is an extremely funny award winning British Asian stand up Comedian from Birmingham and has performed her stand-up shows across the world – from the Edinburgh Fringe to Texas, USA to Dubai and Kosovo.
Her hit shows have included The Last Temptation of Shazia Mirza and Portrait Of Shazia Mirza. Radio appearances include a regular slot on BBC Radio Scotland and The Now Show on BBC Radio 4.
As a writer Shazia formely penned a fortnighly column for The New Statesman for which she won ‘Columnist of the Year 2008’ at the prestigious PPA Awards. She has written for the Guardian for many years and currently has a new weekly column in their Weekend magazine entitled ‘Diary of a Disappointing Daughter’. She also writes for Virgin’s Hotline Magazine. In March 2009, she was listed on the inaugural Muslim Women’s Power List as one of the 20 most successful Muslim women in the UK.