Bisha K. Ali is a screenwriter and stand-up comedian known for her personal, political comedy. Recently selected for BAFTA's 2018 Elevate programme, she is currently based LA, writing on MGM and Universal’s adaptation of Four Weddings And A Funeral for hulu.
Her pilot script Book Club was produced for a table read by Sky as part of their diversity initiative, which led to Tiger Aspect optioning the script along with another of Bisha’s comedy projects. Bisha has been in the writers' room for Sex Education, a new comedy drama for Netflix (produced by Eleven Film) which is currently in production. At present, she has projects in development with Eleven Film, Tiger Aspect, and Rockerdale Studios.
Bisha has been in the writers’ room for Deborah Frances-White’s Channel 4 topical entertainment pilot Next Week’s News (Merman), True Believers, a new comedy drama series for CBBC, and The News Quiz for BBC Radio 4.
As a performer, Bisha is frequently heard on the Guilty Feminist podcast and she also co-hosts the BBC Radio 4 podcast GrownUpLand. In 2012 she took part in the internationally acclaimed Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers’ Programme.
Hello. I'm a writer and comedian and this is my website. You can find out where I'm gigging, what I'm writing and download all the podcasts I'm on here.
What does it really take to be a grown up? How will you know when you are one? Comedians Mae Martin, Bisha K Ali and Ned Sedgwick consider the adult world with the help of Steve Ali and special guests.
Anger, dating, cleaning, ambition – every week the panel look at a life issue they should really be on top of by now. They see what they can learn from each other - and maybe even that land where all the adults live, BBC Radio 4.
Co-created by Deborah Frances-White for The Spontaneity Shop and BBC Radio 4
The Guilty Feminist
I'm a recurring guest co-host on The Guilty Feminist.
I've featured as a guest on two episodes of The Made of Human Podcast.
Turtle Book Club
The Turtle Book Club is a podcast for people who love to wander through books. Come and get lost with comedian Bisha K Ali & researcher Sadaf Fahim. Leave pretentiousness at the door. There are no stupid questions except "Are there stupid questions?" If you like sweary, wonky thinking and joy - you're in the right place.
How The F*** Do You Play This F***ing Game?
Videogame n00b Stephanie Laing and grumpy gamer Bisha K Ali present an agonising show wherein one angry comedian teaches another effervescent, optimistic comedian how to play videogames. Brace yourselves.
Music: Neoishiki, created by Rolemusic. Used under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License: freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/~/Neoishik
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