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Wednesday 16 March

Panel: ‘At What Cost? Perspectives on Protests over fees in Higher Education’
2-3.30pm, Room B2.02

A panel of speakers from Warwick provide their perspectives about the student protests at Warwick in relation to the costs of higher education. What are the key issues at the heart of the campaigns, what justifies action on these issues, and how should such actions take place?:

  • Isaac Leigh, President of the Student Union
  • Hiran Adhia, Editor in Chief, Warwick Boar
  • Connor Woodman, Editor in Chief, Warwick Globalist
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Kate Smurthwaite: ‘The Wrong Sort of Feminist (plus post-show Q&A)’
6-8pm, Room H051

Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist comedy from Kate Smurthwaite - ThreeWeeks award winner and writer for Have I Got News For You? and BBC3’s BAFTA-winning The Revolution Will Be Televised. Kate has appeared on Question Time and is a regular on The Big Questions, The Moral Maze and This Morning but was recently deemed “too controversial” for Goldsmith’s College.

Her new comedy solo show is about choice and freedom, the feminist movement, the treatment of asylum seekers in Britain, Couples Come Dine with Me and edible pants.

"Smurthwaite ensures there is much to laugh about, from longer stories to witty one-liners; it’s a great hour of entertainment. But, as a musing on the current state of free speech in our society, the hierarchy of language, its intricacies and efficacy, this is a very clever show." - Exeunt Magazine

“Comedy that cuts through the crap" - ThreeWeeks. “Hilarious... A powerhouse of observational wit” - The Spectator.

"The verve with which she articulates her views on our land is monumental" - Broadway Baby

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