News: Autumn Tour For Shappi Khorsandi

News: Shappi Khorsandi To Appear On Question Time

Comedian, author and I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! survivor Shappi Khorsandi is back on tour this autumn following a seven-night run in Edinburgh.

Packed full of gags and cultural observations, Skittish Warrior…Confessions of a Club Comic is Shappi's warts-and-all journey of the 90s comedy scene, breaking through on telly and letting it all slip away. 

Shappi will be touring Skittish Warrior…Confessions of a Club Comic from October to November with tickets for these autumn dates on sale from now from www.seetickets.com. Dates below.

Shappi also performs Skittish Warrior…Confessions of a Club Comic at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for 7 shows from Sunday 4th – Saturday 10th August at The Stand at 1.40pm. Tickets are on sale now and available from www.edfringe.com and www.thestand.co.uk

Throughout her comedy career Shappi has notched up numerous high profile television including; Live At The Apollo (BBC ONE), Mock The Week (BBC TWO), Channel 4’s Comedy Gala At The O2 (Channel 4, 2010 - 2016), Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC ONE), The Graham Norton Show (BBC ONE), Have I Got News For You (BBC ONE) and her own Comedy Store Special for Comedy Central. She also had the honour of being nominated at the prestigious British Comedy Awards in the Best Female Comic category up against fellow nominees Jo Brand and Sarah Millican.  Shappi has also appeared as a panelist on ITV1's Loose Women and BBC ONE’sQuestion Time. 

In November 2017 Shappi appeared in ITV's I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! where she was seen nightly on our TV screens sleeping in a hammock.

Shappi is also no stranger to radio and has previously hosted three series on BBC Radio 4  - two series of Shappi Talk plus the recently aired Homework.  She has also made regular appearances on BBC Radio 4’s flagship shows Loose Ends, Front Row, Midweek and Today.      

Shappi is a best-selling author of two warmly received books, having released A Beginners Guide to Acting English in 2009, followed by her fantastic debut novel Nina Is Not OK, published by Ebury in July 2016.

Last year, Shappi teamed up with comedians Jenny Éclair and Natalie Haynes to write a new musical comedy called Women in Power as part of Nuffield Southampton Theatres’ latest season. Based on Greek classic The Assembly Women by Aristophanes, this ran throughout September 2018. 

From 2015-2019, Shappi held the role of President of Humanists UK (previously the British Humanists Association).

SHAPPI KHORSANDI TOUR DATES – AUTUMN 2019

 

Friday, 25th October             Winchester, Theatre Royal               01962 840440         www.theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk

Saturday, 26th October          Chippenham, Neeld Arts Centre        01249 446699        www.neeld.co.uk

Sunday, 3rd October                  Glasgow, The Stand                              0141 212 3389        www.thestand.co.uk

Monday, 4th November          Edinburgh, Gilded Balloon Basement 0131 622 6552         www.gildedballoon.co.uk

Tuesday, 26th November       Nottingham, Lakeside Arts Centre     0115 846 7777         www.lakesidearts.org.uk

Saturday, 30th November      Cranleigh, Arts Centre                    01483 278000         www.cranleighartscentre.org

 

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