november 2020

sat21nov9:00 pm10:00 pmRewriting the Narrative with Aliya Gulamani & Nels AbbeyIn Conversation with Thanyia Moore9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Show Info

In the second of our panels confronting the shocking dearth of books published by comics of colour, fiercely funny comedian Thanyia Moore ((Black British and Funny, Ch4) talks to the industry activists and game changers working tirelessly to tackle the diversity deficit. Black Writers Guild co-founder and author of Think Like A White Man Nels Abbey and Aliya Gulamani from writers development agency Spread The Word take the mic in this up front and frank discussion tackling systemic inequality whilst raising up writers of colour. NextUp Comedy will also reveal the real action they are taking with exclusive news on a very exciting new book commission…

About the Chortle Book Festival

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) 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm