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SHAPPI KHORSANDI gets set for 15 night run at Soho Theatre from 16th October


Off The Kerb Productions
In Association with Universal Pictures UK Presents:

SHAPPI KHORSANDI

‘Dirty Looks and Hopscotch’
Soho Theatre (16th – 20th October, 23rd – 27th October & 30th – 3rd November)

“Makes live comedy thrilling” – Evening Standard
'Khorsandi's path from exciting new voice to much-loved primetime figure
has been well deserved' – The Times
 ‘It’s this new fierce Shappi Khorsandi that is the great revelation’ – Edinburgh Evening News

Comedian, best-selling author and star of two series of BBC Radio 4’s Shappi Talk, Shappi Khorsandi, is bringing brand new show, Dirty Looks And Hopscotch to London’s Soho Theatre for a 15 night residency. (16th – 20th October, 23rd – 27th October & 30th – 3rd November

Dirty Looks And Hopscotch tells the story of how as a girl Shappi dreamed impossibly romantic dreams. She still does. But a love affair with a Rockstar - what on earth was she doing, thinking… in heaven’s name wearing?

In high demand across the UK, Shappi has been touring the UK continuously to sold-out theatres for the past three years including a 10 night sold-out run at the Soho Theatre in 2011. The Edinburgh favourite also had the honour of being nominated at the prestigious 2010 British Comedy Awards in the Best Female Comic category up against fellow nominee’s Jo Brand and Sarah Millican.

Shappi has notched up numerous high profile television appearances including; Live At The Apollo (BBC ONE), Channel 4’s Comedy Gala At The O2 (Channel 4 – 2010, 2011 & 2012), Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC ONE), Graham Norton Show (BBC ONE), Friday Night With Jonathan Ross (BBC ONE), Have I Got News For You (BBC ONE) and her own Comedy Store Special for Comedy Central.

As a sought after cultural commentator, Iranian born Shappi has also appeared on Question Time (BBC ONE) and Woman’s Hour (BBC Radio 4) as well as penning columns for several national newspapers and magazines  including the Guardian, New Statesman and GQ.

Her debut book, the critically acclaimed autobiographical A Beginners Guide To Acting English (Ebury Press) is available now in paperback.



Listings Information:
Venue: The Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE
Date: 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th,
27th, 30th, 31st October, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, November
Time: 8:00pm
Ticket price: Tue £10, Wed – Thurs £15 (£12.50), Fri – Sat £17.50 (£15)
Box office: 020 7478 0100 / www.sohotheatre.com

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