Sadiq Khan to make a cameo appearance in Citizen Khan

Yes, The Mayor of London scores his debut acting role

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He’s a feminist who has taken down body-shaming adverts, frozen public transport fares, AND he loves clubbing. Just when you thought Sadiq Khan couldn’t be any more of a legend, it turns out he is making a cameo appearance in Citizen Khan.

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The Mayor of London will star in the first episode of the fifth series of the BBC sitcom, playing himself and posing for selfies – which seems to be what he does literally most of the time anyway.

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Doing what he does best while campaigning earlier this year

The episode sees the main character and self-appointed community leader Mr Khan (played by the show’s creator Adil Ray) having to bare all after forgetting his wedding anniversary, and includes a chance meeting with Sadiq Khan.

Other guest stars in this series include Harry Enfield, Niky Wardley, Ricky Grover, Lynda Baron and Conservative peer Baroness Warsi.

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Citizen Khan is back on BBC1 on 4 November