Sami Shah.

A Beginner's Guide To Pakistan

BBC Radio 4 stand-up. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Sami Shah and Anita Anand.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Wednesday 30th September 2015

Award-winning comedian and author Sami Shah travels to Birmingham to present a short guide to his home country of Pakistan. Sami looks at the country's political history, from its foundations in British-ruled India right up to the present day.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 7th October 2015

Sami looks at Pakistan's social and cultural history, from its music and cinema, to its increasing religious conservatism.

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