Shaparak Khorsandi. Copyright: Heathcliff O'Malley
Shaparak Khorsandi

Shaparak Khorsandi

  • 50 years old
  • English
  • Actor and stand-up comedian

Video clips

Two's A Crowd

Two's A Crowd is about two diametrically opposed actors whose fates collide in one calamitous audition when, against their will, they are paired together as a double act. A modern take on Britain's historic interest in double acts, with guest stars Pam Ferris, Hugo Speer and Shaparak Khorsandi.

Late Night Mash - Shaparak Khorsandi on Iran's morality police

Shaparak Khorsandi delivers a passionate speech about the protests in Iran and the history of free speech in her birth country.


A short film by Seann Walsh about a crucial moment in the life of a stand-up comedian.

Virtually Everything - Shaparak Khorsandi Reveals Royal Obsession

Discover how Shaparak might have instead become Dr Khorsandi the vet, and her childhood obsession with The Queen. We also learn why she loves to befriend people at bus stops, how an ex-street dog from Romania keeps her up at night, and how she'd fail miserably at a 24-hour sponsored silence for Comic Relief.

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