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Ep. 136 - Shaparak Khorsandi

Shaparak Khorsandi, formerly credited as Shappi Khorsandi, is one of the UK’s finest comedians having performed standup around the world and appearing on TV & Radio shows including; Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, QI and Just a Minute. She was a contestant on the 17th series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and her latest book, Kissing Emma, was released in September 2021. Shaparak Khorsandi is guest number 136 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things she'd like to put in a time capsule; four she’d like to preserve and one she’d like to bury and never have to think about again .


Tickets for Shaparak Khorsandi's latest tour can be found here https://www.shappi.co.uk/live .


Shaparak's new book, Kissing Emma, is available here: https://www.waterstones.com/book/kissing-emma/shappi-khorsandi/9781510106994 .


Follow Shaparak Khorsandi on Twitter: @ShappiKhorsandi .


Follow My Time Capsule on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook: @MyTCpod .


Follow Michael Fenton Stevens on Twitter: @fentonstevens and Instagram @mikefentonstevens .


Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .

Music by Pass The Peas Music .

Artwork by Matthew Boxall .

Social media support by Harriet Stevens .


This podcast is proud to be associated with the charity Viva! Providing theatrical opportunities for hundreds of young people.

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