shappi khorsandi wearing a hat

Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Misfit

Location
JW3
341 - 351 Finchley Road
NW36ET
London
Event time
7pm
Cost
£15.00
Standard
Date
20 Dec 2017
Next event: 20 Dec 2017

Star of Live At The ApolloMichael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan RossHave I Got News for You and Q.I, Shappi is on the road with her new sell-out show.

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.

‘She has plenty to say, and says it with pointedness and potency.’ - The Guardian

'Seriously funny and surprisingly filthy' - The New Statesman

'Makes live comedy thrilling' - London Evening Standard

Please note this event is on 20 December and not 10 December as originally advertised.

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