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Shappi Khorsandi

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Latest 18 Jul 2021 | Updated Daily

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Shappi Khorsandi's Personal Beatles

Your Own Personal Beatles

This week's guests is the fantastic comedian and writer, Shappi Khorsandi. Jack & Robin chat to Shappi over a glass of wine about her introduction to The Beatles, which includes a Beatles-themes school play about an Ealing shopping centre, and the Fab Four's place in our shared cultural identity. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 14mins

13 Jul 2021

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Live from Wimbledon Book Fest - with Shappi Khorsandi

The Breakup Monologues with Rosie Wilby

In a live episode (our first with an actual audience for some time!) recorded at Wimbledon Book Fest, Rosie is joined by acclaimed comedian and author Shappi Khorsandi. They discuss how the way we talk about relationships has evolved, the self-knowledge and empowerment that can come from being single, how her divorce coincided with the moment her career was really taking off, how running and books helped her through heartbreak, how her ADHD impacts relationships, an unfortunate electrolysis incident, her relationship with a musician who had a double life, friendship breakups and whether being attracted to extroverts is really a good idea. Recorded at Wimbledon Book Fest on 12 June 2021. You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues and buy The Breakup Monologues book from all good bookshops: https://linktr.ee/breakupmonologues The Breakup Monologues will also be recording live episodes again at Cambridge Comedy Festival and Primadonna Festival this July and at Underbelly Festival in London with two very special guests on 7 August: http://www.underbellyfestival.com/whats-on/the-breakup-monologues


25 Jun 2021

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Spit Or Swallow podcast

Once again, the SOS bar is OPEN and today's guest is the perfect drinking companion, it's comedian Shappi Khorsani, who started off with all good intentions, but soon let Lou and Sally-Anne degenerate things.  Shappi shares some epic stories of drunken endeavors and also recounts a tale that highlights the disparity between how men and women are viewed when engaging in drunken activity.


4 Jun 2021

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Shappi Khorsandi: Mrs Gadd and Ms Kingston, writing plays, learning English, getting an A, children's names | #10

My Best Teacher

In this episode of the My Best Teacher podcast we chat to comedian and author Shappi KhorsandiHer amazing primary school - and the teachers that made it so specialBeing the narrator in schools plays - and not always enjoying itWhy writing a play boosted her social stock at secondary school The difficulty of picking your own children's namesWhy getting an A for her English A level remains one of her proudest moments

1hr 2mins

28 May 2021

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EP6: Shappi Khorsandi

The Paul Chowdhry PudCast

Hold onto your hats, it episode 6 of the PudCast coming at you strong.This episodes guest is the one and only Shappi Khorsandi, a true trail blazer. Since coming to the UK as a child Shappi has carved her own path, faced and knocked down barriers, and contended with being a friend to Paul for over 20 years.Hear how she came to England as a refugee due to a fatwa against her Dad, how she's raising her own children differently to her childhood, and why only for Paul, she'd ditch a friend's kid.Want to hear Paul in conversation with someone particular? Head to @paulchowdhry on socials and as the PudCast is still a baby in PudCast terms then recommend the PudCast to everyone you meet in place of "hello, how are you?"


19 May 2021

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#95 Shappi Khorsandi: The Ticket Analogy

The MMT Podcast with Patricia Pino & Christian Reilly

Christian pitches Modern Monetary Theory to comedian and author Shappi Khorsandi. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast For an intro to MMT, listen to our first three episodes: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41742417 A quick read describing MMT: https://theconversation.com/explainer-what-is-modern-monetary-theory-72095 All our episodes in chronological order: https://www.patreon.com/posts/43111643 Our episode 65 on inflation with Phil Armstrong: https://www.patreon.com/posts/40672678 Our episodes 88 & 89 on hyperinflation with Warren Mosler and Phil Armstrong: https://www.patreon.com/posts/47638591 , https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-89-phil-47904999 Our episode 47 on the Job Guarantee with Pavlina Tcherneva: https://www.patreon.com/posts/36034543 Our episode 8 on UK Labour’s fiscal credibility rule with Richard Murphy: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41781319 Upcoming MMT events & courses: https://www.patreon.com/posts/47531455 Shappi Khorsandi’s books and tour tickets available here: https://www.shappi.co.uk/ Transcript for opening monologue: https://www.patreon.com/posts/49642049 We are working towards full transcripts, but in the meantime, closed captions for all episodes are available on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEp_nGVTuMfBun2wiG-c0Ew/videos Show notes: https://www.patreon.com/posts/49617770


7 Apr 2021

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My Seven Wonders with Clive Anderson

Welcome back to My Seven Wonders with Clive Anderson! Each episode, Clive welcomes a famous guest and dives into the depths of their character with one simple question: if you could choose your own seven wonders of the world, what would they be?This week, comedian and author Shappi Khorsandi sits down with Clive to share seven of her own personal wonders. Daughter of Iranian political satirist and poet Hadi Khorsandi, Shappi describes how she left Iran at an early age with her family to come to the UK.From her early school days of adopting a “posh” English accent, to her award-winning stand up career, Shappi reflects on finding the balance between her Iranian and British identities. She also chats with Clive about a multitude of topics from British Naval history to the origins of slapstick.If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


3 Mar 2021

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Out To Lunch with Jay Rayner

On being bisexual, her vow not to argue in the jungle, and how to cook the perfect Iranian rice; Jay's ordering in for this week's In for Lunch with comedian Shappi Khorsandi. Being painfully shy as a child and living through death threats against her father - nothing is off the menu! Shappi and Jay enjoy food from Ormer in Mayfair: https://www.flemings-mayfair.co.uk/fine-dining-london/ormer-mayfair-restaurant A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


21 Jul 2020

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My Mate Bought A Toaster

A Divine Comedian with a side line in parenting, dog ownership and disappointing Billy Bragg. This is Shappi at her best - funny, warm, honest and when it comes to the current state of uk comedy - completely vital. Enjoy and give us a follow on all the bits: @toasterpod xx Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/toaster.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


1 Jul 2020

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S01 EP14: Shappi Khorsandi

Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe's Parenting Hell

ROB BECKETT & JOSH WIDDICOMBE'S 'LOCKDOWN PARENTING HELL' - S01 EP14: Shappi KhorsandiJoining us in the studio this episode to discuss the highs and lows of parenting (and life) during the lock down and beyond is wonderful comedian and writer, Shappi Khorsandi. Enjoy. Rate and Review. Thanks. xxx If you want to get in touch with the show here's how:EMAIL: Hello@lockdownparenting.co.ukTWITTER: @lockdownparent A 'Keep It Light Media' Production Sales, advertising, and general enquiries: hello@keepitlightmedia.com


12 Jun 2020