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LJMU Bright Club

LJMU Bright Sign
LJMU Bright Club, at the everyman bistro

Thu 2 Mar 2017
£5 [from LJMU here]


Academia meets stand-up comedy. Liverpool Bright Club will see researchers from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) become stand-up comedians for the night (accompanied by professionals).

The researchers sharing the funny side of their work will be:
Professor Joe Moran (on shyness)
Dr Fyaz Ismail (on malaria)
Elaine Aspinwall- Roberts (on hoarding)
Dr Tim Miles (on comedy and the erotic)

Kate Smurthwaite will headline the opening night on Thursday 2 March. Kate is a regular on television and radio, with appearances on Question Time and The Moral Maze. She’s a political campaigner for women’s rights, and also a brilliant stand-up.

"A powerhouse of observational wit"
The Spectator

Comedian, performance poet and poet-in-residence at the Glastonbury festival, Kate Fox, will compere the event.

Special guest with be LJMU graduate, Sonia Doubleday, who, under her stage name of CheekyKita is making a name for herself on the comedy circuit.

"A wonderful, silly, surreal, frantic and fantastical show"
Edinburgh review

Come and laugh, learn and see LJMU academics like you have never seen them before!