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([personal profile] nanila Oct. 14th, 2011 09:57 pm)
Shazia Mirza is a Pakistani-British Muslim stand-up comic from Birmingham known for her straight-faced one-liners. She also writes a regular column for the Guardian.

“My name is Shazia Mirza. At least, that’s what it says on my pilot’s licence.”



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On the Muslim sense of humour. (YouTube, 01:50)
Two posts in one day is unprecedented, I think, but I thought that members of this community might be interested in a series that will be airing on BBC2 in the UK starting at 9 PM on Thursday, 6 October. It’s called “Mixed Race Britannia” and it will be hosted by George Alagiah, who is Sri Lankan-British and in a mixed-race marriage.



Guardian interview with George Alagiah
BBC article by George Alagiah on mixed-race marriage

Persons outside the UK may be able to view the series through the BBC iPlayer using a browser that can feign a UK location. I don't, of course, suggest that anyone attempt this. *hands in pockets, whistling*
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