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Sajeela Kershi is a multi-award winning comedian and writer working in the UK and internationally, including shows in the USA, Prague and Montreal Just for Laughs festival. She performs extensively across the UK festival calendar including; Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leicester, Manchester, Buxton and Brighton fringes and has been variously described as: ‘Smart, funny, with a Mischievous glint’ (The Times), ‘Hugely talented, extremely funny, divine diva’ (Time Out) and ‘A natural performer, Kershi definitely has the power to make you laugh and cry’ (The Skinny). In addition to her stand-up shows, Sajeela also regularly works as MC, host and public speaker.

Her TV credits include; The Tez O-Clock Show (C4), Comedy Central, Comedy Cuts, (ITV2) and The Big Debate (ITV) and radio appearances include; Saturday Live (BBC Radio 4), Clare Balding's Good Morning Sunday (BBC Radio 2), Clive Anderson's Loose Ends (BBC Radio 4), Kaye Adams Programme (BBC Radio Scotland) and more including LBC Radio, BBC Radio London, BBC Asian Network, BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex.

Sajeela was commissioned by Southbank Centre's Alchemy to devise and write the spoken word theatre show 'Mother Tongues From Father Lands', which was performed to great acclaim as part of the Alchemy roadshow.

As a writer Sajeela regularly contributes to a range of BBC radio shows and has written over a dozen stand-up shows including; Fights Like A Girl!, Sharia's L.A.W. and the widely acclaimed Immigrant Diaries, which won the ‘Argus Angel Award for Artistic Excellence’ and plays nationally, including a show in the House of Lords.

Voted HuffPost's top funny women to follow on twitter, Sajeela won the AWA (Arts and Culture) Award and was a finalist on ITV's Asian Media Awards. She has written and performed sketches for The Comedy Factory, MUJU and Asian Provocateurs amongst others and featured on Meera Syal’s Comedy Show (BBC).

 

★★★★★  "A triumphant and life affirming success, nothing short of a
                  fantastic evening"
Fresh Fringe

★★★★★  "Intelligent, inspiring and empowering" Culture Vulture

★★★★★  "This show should be made available on prescription" The Agrus

★★★★★  "Funny, entertaining, spot on, Catch it at all costs" Remotegoat

★★★★    "Hilarious, heart-warming and truly inspirational… a must-see
                  and never forget"
Broadway Baby

 

 

 

 


 

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