Shazia Mirza (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Shazia Mirza

Atheists, parental pressure and sex chronology gone wrong

Shy comedy fans, beware. In this small venue, there’s no hiding, and she’s not afraid to go all the way to the back and accuse you of being a Guardian reader, or middle-aged or gay. If these things don’t deter you, then Mirza’s laid-back set of observations about atheists, parental pressure and sex chronology gone wrong might be just the ticket.

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Shazia Mirza - Multiple Choice

  • 3 stars

Most people have a crush at 16, a relationship by 32, sex in between. Not me and Susan Boyle allegedly. What happens when you don't follow the obvious path? 'Mirza the Lenny Bruce of female stand-up.' (Metro) Brand new stand-up show from international award-winning stand-up comedian and Guardian Weekend Magazine…