Shazia at Workshop with Edinburgh show

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Shazia Mirza brings her brilliant new Edinburgh show The Kardashians Made Me Do It: to The Workshop.

“My mum can’t find me anyone to marry. My friend Matthew who is a gay politically correct looks at me with great concern and says, ‘you’re not thinking of becoming a Jihaadi Bride are you?’,”says Shazia.

So you want to find out what she thinks about that, then you’ll need to pop along to the show which is for people aged 18+.

The evening is hosted by Freddie Quinne, supported by Rob Coleman with guests Rivka Uttley and Ellie Kraft who all help sign off the Comedy Festival.

Tickets for the show which starts at 8pm cost £10 from 01422 323688 or from

Starting half an hour later at the Victoria Theatre is its grand finale featuring international comedienne Shappi Khorsandi; Andy Robinson who has more than 2,000 gigs under his belt and who supports the likes of Sean Lock and Jo Brand plus Leicester Mercury comedian of the year Mark Simmons. Tickets £16 from 01422 351158.