Shazia Mirza: Islamic State group are the 'One Direction' of Islam

She received prizes and hate mail for her dark humour in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when she introduced herself with the line "My name's Shazia Mirza - at least, that's what it says on my pilot's licence". Several months after Paris was hit by terrorists, she's provoking laughter and more with her new show about life, love and jihadi brides at the city's La Java club.


"The Kardashians Made Me Do It" is inspired by three London schoolgirls who ran off to join the Islamic State organisation. Shazia Mirza speaks to Eve Jackson about taboo-breaking humour and performing in Paris.

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