- Comedy Performer
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)
Netflix / Eleven Film
Melbourne International Comedy Festival (Theatre and Live Performance)
Juice (Theatre and Live Performance)
Writer / Performer
Edinburgh Fringe Festival / Mick Perrin World Wide/ The Pleasance
Next of Kin (Television)
ITV / Mammoth Screen
The Mawaan & Emily Show (Radio)
2016 - 2018
BBC Asian Network
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
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