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Laughing Matters In Paris
Presents for the Sixth Time
Stand-Up Comedy in English with

Shazia Mirza

Wednesday 21st November 8-30pm
La Chapelle
19, rue de Lappe Paris 11

tickets 22 euros / 15 euros studnets

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Shazia’s TV work includes; ‘The One Show’ (BBC1), ‘Celebs In Solitary’ (Channel 5), ‘Travel Man – 48 Hours In...’ (Channel 4), ‘Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls’ (Channel 4), The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV), Loose Women (ITV), Top Gear (BBC), The Late Late Show (RTE), Have I got News for You (BBC), 60 Minutes (CBS), Last Comic Standing (NBC) and she is a regular panellist on ‘Jeremy Vine’ (Chanel 5). Radio Appearances include; Graham Norton Show (BBC), ‘Steve Wright in the Afternoon’ (BBC), The Craig Ferguson Show (SiriusXM), The Now Show, (BBC), Arthur Smith’s Comedy Club (BBC), Saturday Live, (BBC), Midweek, (BBC), Woman’s Hour, (BBC), With Great Pleasure, (BBC), Between Ourselves (BBC), A Good Read (BBC), Vanessa Feltz Show- Pause For Thought (BBC), The Frank Skinner Show and Absolute Radio. Shazia Mirza is an award winning British stand up comedian and writer who works internationally. She has performed stand-up shows across the world in Europe, US, Asia and the Far East. Her sell out tours include; Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Indonesia, Nong Kong, Cambodia and Kosovo. Listed by The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy, Shazia is also a winner of the prestigious PPA Awards; 'Columnist of the Year’ for her writing in The New Statesman. Other publications she writes for include; The Guardian, The Financial Times, the Daily Mail, New Internationalist, the Chicago Tribune, the Big Issue and Loaded Magazine.

5 4 star reviews
“Shazia Mirza is provoking laughter and large intakes of breath once again ... brave and urgent” THE TELEGRAPH
“As brave a piece of comedy as you’ll see” MAIL ON SUNDAY
"she's effective at getting under your skin... strikes a blow" METRO
"at this moment in time – post-Brexit, post-Nice, post-Orlando –it’s on point chilling and superb" THE SKINNY
"Mirza has stepped up a gear... the bravest thing you’ll see on a comedy stage this year... a remarkable finale" SUNDAY TIMES


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