LJMU Bright Club
Thu 2 Mar 2017
EVERYMAN BISTRO, 7.30PM
£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"
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"
Come and laugh, learn and see LJMU academics like you have never seen them before!