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Off the Kerb Productions presents

Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Misift

  • Thu 8th Mar to Fri 9th Mar - 8:00pm
  • 90 mins plus interval
  • £15 full / £13 concessions (+ £1.50 per transaction when tickets are posted)
Shappi Khorsandi

Overview

Shappi presents England's unsung heroine, Emma Hamilton. For too many years she has been known as just ‘Nelson's mistress', a bit of a harlot. (You get ONE job in a brothel and bang goes your reputation.) Women's lib wasn't a 'thing' in Georgian times, Emma moved mountains to haul herself from 'scullery maid' to 'Lady Hamilton'.

Yes, she occasionally danced on tables naked to get ahead in life, but who hasn't? As a fellow naked dancer on tables, Shappi is inspired by Emma, although she never wants hair big enough to house mice in.

Shappi has starred in  Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Have I Got News for You and Q.I.

She has whip-crack jokes and is effortlessly funny as she handles every subject with a razor sharp wit, softened only by her deliciously mischievous delivery and endless charm.

Age 16+

Websiteshappi.co.uk
Twitter@ShappiKhorsandi

 

Reviews

"Seriously funny and suprisingly filthy" The New Statesman

"Makes live comedy thrilling" London Evening Standard 

"She has plenty to say, and says it with pointedness and potency." The Guardian

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