Kate Smurthwaite

When?
Monday, June 2 2014 at 8:30PM

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Where?

2 Museum Avenue
Week Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1QX

Who?
Kate Smurthwaite

What's the talk about?

Kate Smurthwaite is a stand-up comedian and political activist.

 

Kate is often a guest on news and debate shows and is well known for her forthright opinions and campaigning work. Appearances include BBC 1's The Big Questions, BBC Breakfast, BBC News 24, Channel 4 News, Channel 5 News, ITV News, ITV This Morning, Sky News, BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Show, BBC 5live, BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4 The Moral Maze. In 2012 Radio 4's Four Thought series included a 15-minute program written and performed entirely by Kate about sexist humour and sexism in comedy.

She also writes for publications from Cosmopolitan to both the Guardian and the Independent and is the Vice Chair and Media Spokesperson for campaign group Abortion Rights UK.

Kate is a writer for the BBC Three political comedy show The Revolution Will Be Televised.