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Mawaan Rizwan

  • Writer
  • Comedy Performer
  • Actor

Mawaan is an actor, writer and comedian. He starred in six part ITV drama Next of Kin as well as the BBC’s BAFTA-winning Murdered By My Father. He's written for the New York Times and his comedy videos
on YouTube have amassed over 18 million views. Mawaan has also presented several documentaries for BBC/Netflix, How Gay Is Pakistan? & Getting High For God. He has also just finished writing on the second series of Netflix's 'SEX EDUCATION'.

As a comedian, Mawaan’s unique hybrid of confessional stand-up and skilful physicality has taken the comedy world by storm.

He supported Simon Amstell (Carnage) on tour in 2018 and his Edinburgh 2018 show Juice was a critical and commercial success, performing to sell-out audiences
and receiving a plethora of 4 and 5 star reviews for his ‘thirst-quenching joy-ride of a stand up set’.

Selected Credits (See Full Credits)

Sex Education - Series 2 (Television)

Writer

2019

Netflix / Eleven Film

Melbourne International Comedy Festival (Theatre and Live Performance)

Performer

2019

Juice (Theatre and Live Performance)

Writer / Performer

2018

Edinburgh Fringe Festival / Mick Perrin World Wide/ The Pleasance

Next of Kin (Television)

Omar Shirani

2018

ITV / Mammoth Screen

The Mawaan & Emily Show (Radio)

Co-host

2016 - 2018

BBC Asian Network

Audio

Video

News

Mawaan Rizwan to support Jonathan Van Ness on UK tour dates

Friday, September 13, 2019

Mawaan Rizwan to perform new show 'Juice' at Birmingham Hippodrome

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Nina Conti, Mawaan Rizwan, Fin Taylor and Sean McLoughlin all to perform at this year's Underbelly Southbank Festival

Monday, April 29, 2019

Mawaan Rizwan: Juice Live Dates

Friday, February 15, 2019

Mawaan Rizwan in The Guardian's new comics of 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Mawaan Rizwan talks through his funniest things with the Guardian.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Mawaan Rizwan is the cover star of QX Magazine!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Fin Taylor and Mawaan Rizwaan are the Evening Standard's top picks for the Vault Festival!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mawaan Rizwan stars in new thriller 'Next of Kin' on ITV

Monday, January 8, 2018

PBJ nomination success for the Audio & Radio Industry Awards 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

'Getting High for God' will repeat on BBC 1 from Sunday!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

To Do List's 50 UNMISSABLE SHOWS AT THE EDINBURGH FRINGE 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Guardian: Edinburgh Fringe 2015: Comedy Preview Speical

Monday, August 10, 2015

Contacts

PBJ Switchboard
020 7287 1112
Agent:
Janette Linden
Acting Enquiries
Marina Campbell-Gray
[email protected]
Contact
Juliet Chant
[email protected]
Live Booking Agent
Hannah Martin
[email protected]
Voiceover Agent
Sue Terry
[email protected]
0207 434 2040