Shappi Khorsandi: The Distracted Activist (4 stars)

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Shappi Khorsandi, star of BBC1's 'Live at the Apollo' and 'Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow', returns to Edinburgh with a brand new show. 'Takes you on a cerebral outing ... she soars, unimpeded, at altitude' (Age). 'Remarkable' (Independent).

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Shappi Khorsandi

21 Aug 20094 stars

Making stand-up look a little bit too easy

The title of Distracted Activist sums up Shappi Khorsandi’s predicament. As one of the few female comedians to get airtime, and an Iranian at that, she should be well versed on all debates that this inevitably enables. Khorsandi is certainly a…

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