Shivani
Thussu

Actress, comedian and writer


Shivani Thussu is a writer and comedian. She started her career as a Barbican Young Poet in 2012 and went on to train at the prestigious UCB Theatre in New York and the Ecole Philippe Gaulier in France.

In 2018 she won the Edinburgh International TV Festival/All 3 Media New Voices Award for screenwriting.

Shivani took her debut show 'Prefer Not To Say' to Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019.

She is currently developing comedy and drama ideas for TV and for a short film for the BBC. 

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Television

Dina Discourse 
Creator Olly Cambridge
Producer Rupert Majendie
Director Tom Kingsley
Writer Liam Williams

Series 2 and 3

Left Bank / Shiny Button for BBC
The Grey Lady 
BBC One

Writer & Creator 

Writer & Performer 

Self 
Blink Industries for Channel 4

Theatre

Writer & Performer 

Performed at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Self 

Performed at the Edinburgh Fringe 2019

Radio

Ensemble Actor 

Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

Writer 

Writer for Chicken Shop Date: Chicken Shop Date on Tour (2018)