Shazia Mirza – Multiple Choice
The Public, West Bromwich
“Most people have a crush at 16, a relationship by 32, sex in between. Not me and Susan Boyle (allegedly)”
Guardian Weekend columnist and international award-winning comedian, Shazia Mirza’s reputation precedes her. She has had people rolling around laughing all over the world with her notoriously hilarious, dead-pan stand-up and is now bringing the funny to West Bromwich this month with her new and award-winning live show ‘Multiple Choice’, at The Public.
A Birmingham born British Asian comedian, and the only female Muslim stand-up comic currently performing, Shazia comfortably straddles the cultural divide, drawing humour from her unique perspective on the world. This progressive comic is in some ways a revolutionary figure, however, she does have huge support in much of the Muslim community, and recently received the Young Achiever Of The Year at The Leadership & Diversity Awards, a Government initiative for the Asian community.
Shazia has already conquered Have I Got News For You, Richard and Judy, BBC Radio Scotland’s The Now Show and the international stand-up circuit, and has probably surmounted some personal and cultural restrictions along the way… It looks like The Public in West Bromwich is next on the list and I highly suspect the audience will go down laughing.