Shaparak Khorsandi

British comedian

Shaparak Khorsandi (born 1973), who performed as Shappi Khorsandi before 2021, is an Iranian-born British comedian. Her family emigrated to the UK following the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

Shappi Khorsandi in 2009

Quotes edit

Live at the Apollo (Series 4 Episode 2, December 2008) edit

  • I don't know if I would have been a stand-up comedian in Iran because, as you know, the government advocates free speech... but there's no freedom after you've spoken... It gets a bit deathy.
  • My little sister, she got me on Facebook because I was on MySpace: "No, no, no. You don't want to be on MySpace, you want to be on Facebook!" So I joined both. But I keep muddling them up, so I keep asking people to come on MyFace. Still, eighty thousand friends!
  • I'm actually going on holiday to India next month, and I wanted to know what the weather was gonna be like there, so I phoned my bank.

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