Taqi Nazeer

Taqi is a writer, performer, presenter and podcast producer. He wrote and performed in his Oran Mor sell-out show Rishta, garnering him a 4 star review for his writing debut. He is also the creator, producer and presenter of the hit BBC Asian Network Podcast Scotistan.

Theatre credits: An Edinburgh Christmas Carol (Lyceum) Passing Places (Dundee Rep), Rishta (Oran Mor), The Assessment (Shows on a Shoestring), Deranged Marriage (Rifco Arts), Stowaway (Analogue Theatre), The Domestic Crusaders (Tara Arts), Beautiful Burnout (Frantic Assembly), One Million Tiny Plays about Britain (RT Productions), Heer Ranjha (Ankur Productions)

TV: The Replacement (BBC)

Film: Lock (Wee films), Homecoming (GMAC) Urban Anxieties (Channel 4)

Narration: Documentary: After Sheku (BBC Two)

Radio: Death of a Matriarch (BBC Radio 3), Unseen Hour – Live show. Music Match skits (BBC/Demus Productions)

Presenter: Scotistan Podcast (BBC Asian Network), Documentary: Double Lives (BBC Scotland)

Writer: Rishta (Oran Mor, National Theatre of Scotland), Scot Squad – skit contributer (BBC Scotland), Music Match – various skits (BBC / Demus Productions).

In addition to his BA in Acting, Taqi has an MA in Management from Heriot-Watt University.

Portrait of Taqi Nazeer


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