november 2020

sat21nov7:00 pm8:00 pmRewriting the narrative: How to tackle the publishing whitewash?In Conversation with Thanyia Moore7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Join one of the circuit’s frankest and funniest comedians Thanyia Moore (Black British and Funny, Ch4) as she talks to the comics trailblazing their way through the whitewashed world of publishing. Sharing their insights on putting pen to paper, breaking down barriers and overcoming the odds, we have national treasure and author of ‘I Used to Say My Mother Was Shirley Bassey’, Stephen K Amos, powerhouse comic and published author of ‘Don’t Panic I’m Islamic’ Esther Manito, and prolific standup, novelist, and stage and screen writer Anuvab Pal. Get inspired as this cohort of incredible comics reveal how the power of humor got them standing up and standing out. 

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The Chortle Book Festival exclusively streaming on NextUp is a unique and curated comedy festival not limited by distance – sit back, and dial in to some of the most exciting names in comedy writing.


(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm