March 2017

Yasmeen is currently making her next Radio 4 documentary 

Yasmeen curated and hosted the fourth Rehearsal Room Presents, her salon style platform for new theatre writing, showcasing two new plays from fellow writers. The evening also included live music and a Q&A with broadcaster and writer Jon Holmes. 

October 2016 

Yasmeen was awarded Radio Presenter of the Year at the Asian Media Awards 

July 2016 

Yasmeen filmed for a new children's series, which will air in 2017

March 2016 

Following a year at BBC Radio London, Yasmeen now has a new show at the recently launched talkRADIO, every Friday Drivetime, 4pm-7pm, covering news, arts and entertainment.

October 2015 

Yasmeen is now also hosting the Friday night late show on BBC Radio London, alongside her Saturday night show. 

Jan 2015

Yasmeen is hosting the Saturday night late show on BBC Radio London, a lively phone-in show covering a huge variety of topics. 

May 2014 

Yasmeen curated and presented the second Rehearsal Room Presents, this time at the Pleasance theatre, London. The sold out show featured a readings of two new plays, including a new comedy by Yasmeen about diversity - Commercial Broke looks at what happens when three actors are left waiting in the casting room for a new beer commercial. Full details of the event:

February 2014 

Yasmeen begins presenting a weekly radio show on BBC Three Counties Radio, which covers the Beds, Bucks and Herts region and can be heard live online too. A weekly show for the Asian community, Yasmeen will be covering news, interviews arts and music from the Asian community in the region and beyond. Every Sunday, 6-8pm:

October 2013 

Yasmeen is creator and curator of a new arts and culture blog, The Rehearsal Room, with features, interviews and previews from theatre, music, performance, radio and tv. There will also be a live event, The Rehearsal Room Presents  at Tara Arts on November 19th, which will feature rehearsed readings of two new plays (including one of Yasmeen's) plus live music and other performances. For tickets go to  

April/May 2013 

Yasmeen has a written a new play, Break The Floorboards, a co-production between Rifco Arts and Watford Palace Theatre. The story of a young Muslim boy who wants to dance, it's a dance comedy-drama, fusing street dance with Bollywood. It's at Watford Palace May 3rd-May 11th and then goes on tour to Warwick, Oxford, Oldham, Peterborough & Windsor. See for more. 

May 17th, 11am - Yasmeen has a programme on Radio 4, Fried Chicken Feels the Heat.

Jan/Feb 2013 

Yasmeen is co-writing and performing a new play, 'Don't You Know Who I Am?', with Irwin Sparkes, lead singer of The Hoosiers. The play will preview at Tara Arts in South London Fri Jan 31st- Sat Feb 2nd and then runs at The Pleasance, Islington Wed Feb 13th - Sun Feb 17th. More more info see  Tickets for both venues are on sale now. Tara Arts:  Pleasance:

July 2012 

Yasmeen is currently working on writing two new plays. 

May 2012

Yasmeen's next programme, 'Asian Weddings: Something Gold, Nothing Borrowed, Everything New', is on BBC Radio 4 on Sat 5th May at 10.30am

April 2012 

Yasmeen's next programme, My Name is Not 'Hey Baby', is on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday 17th April at 8pm

Yasmeen's first play, My Dutiful Laundrette, is on at the Tricycle Theatre as part of the MUJU Crew show, Apr 2nd-5th

March 2012

Yasmeen is currently writing a play, My Dutiful Laundrette, which will be on at the Tricycle Theatre as part of the MUJU Crew show, Apr 2nd-Apr 5th

Details and booking

December 2011

Dishonour & Depression, Yasmeen's programme looking at the issue of mental health problems among Asian women, is on BBC Radio 4 on Tue Dec 6th at 4pm. 

November 2011

Yasmeen's first play, Reputation, will have a rehearsed reading at the Soho Theatre on Tue Nov 22nd as part of Kali theatre's season on new writing. Details:

October 2011

Yasmeen's recent programme for BBC Radio 4 about the Turkish community in Britain, 'Turkish Delight?'  is available to hear on the iPlayer

September 2011

Yasmeen is currently making her next two programmes for BBC Radio 4 and is developing her first play.

August 2011

Yasmeen is doing her first Edinburgh show as one-half of sketch duo Asian Provocateurs. They are performing, Aug 4th-28th (excl. Mondays) at 6.15pm at Espionage, Victoria Street.

May 2011

Yasmeen is one half of sketch duo Asian Provocateurs, who were finalists in March in the prestigious New Act of the Year competition and are now writing their first Edinburgh show. They will performing several dates in May at the Brighton festival. Tickets for their show British Girls Allowed, are on salehere.

Yasmeen chaired a Q&A with director Joe Wright at a special screening of his new film Hanna at the Tricycle theatre.

April 2011

Yasmeen's latest BBC Radio 4 programme, The Protection Game, aired on April 4th 2011. Further info

March 2011

Yasmeen chaired a Q&A with actress Linda Bassett and director Andy De Emmony at a special screening of new film West is West at the Tricycle theatre.

Yasmeen performed as a finalist in the New Act of the Year competition at the Barbican as one-half of comedy duo Asian Provocateurs

Feb 2011

Yasmeen will be performing on the first Friday of every month at The Quadrant, Brighton, as one half of sketch duo Asian Provocateurs.  Asian Provocatuers host 'Quadrofunnier', a mixed platter of comedy featuring award winning performers alongside some of the freshest acts on the circuit - everything from improv to musical comedy to sketches. Starts Feb 4th 2011, book tickets from the venue on 01273 733238 or at

October 2010

Yasmeen is currently performing in MUJU's comedy sketch show at the Tricycle theatre in London on November 7th and 14th. She will also be perfoming with MUJU in a short version of the show on Tue Nov 23rd in Islington as part of the 3 Faiths Forum festival. Details of all shows here

Yasmeen's programme, 'Sidelined...our Asian Footballers are Missing!' aired at 11am on Friday 22nd October 2010 on BBC Radio 4 and was Radio 4's podcast of the week.

September 2010

Yasmeen's recent programme for BBC Radio 4 looking at the rise and decline of launderettes, 'Sud-U-Like', aired at 11am on August 13th.

Yasmeen recently wrote about the demise of Last of the Summer Wine and the depiction of older people in comedy.

Yasmeen recently finished a run at the Brighton Festival Fringe as one-half of comedy sketch duo Asian Provocateurs.  She will be bringing the show to London in the next few months. Check back here or on for more details and updates.