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'I strive to be like my mum - it's her level of self-contentment' - Q&A with broadcaster Baz Ashmawy

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Baz Ashmawy

Baz Ashmawy

Baz Ashmawy

Born in Libya to an Irish mum and an Egyptian dad, Baz Ashmawy grew up in Rathfarnham, Dublin. He is best known for his hit TV show 50 Ways to Kill your Mammy, which won the International Emmy for Best Non-Scripted Entertainment in 2015. Baz followed his spiritual journey back to practising Islam for The Lost Muslim on RTÉ. His documentary, All Bets Are Off, looked at gambling and he can be found guest presenting on RTÉ Radio One. He has two daughters, Hanna and Mahy, with his parner Tanja Evans. He is also stepfather to Tanja's four other kids and lives in Rathmines.

What's your earliest memory?

The heat hanging out at the outdoor public pools in Cairo in the summer with my mum and dad. Splashing around with all my cousins. Nice memories. Fun.