On episode 5 of the ‘Spotlight’ series, we speak to Blackburn based comedian Tez Ilyas. With a successful career spanning longer than ten years, Tez shares his journey and how he made the jump from a civil service London job to following his dreams and realising his true talent – comedy. You may have seen him on the BBC’s Man Like Mobeen, one of his many touring gigs across the country or you may have read his autobiographical book The Secret Diary of a Muslim Boy Aged 13 3/4 – Tez is a prolific role model in the British Pakistani community and beyond.