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The Guilty Feminist

With Deborah Frances-White, Alison Spittle (co-host) and special guests Priya Joi and Christie Watson

Mon 5 Jun 2023

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The Guilty Feminist

With Deborah Frances-White, Alison Spittle (co-host) and special guests Priya Joi and Christie Watson

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White for her comedy podcast. Each episode, Deborah and her guests discuss their noble goals as 21st century feminists and the paradoxes and insecurities which undermine them. The podcast has become a phenomenon with over 50 million downloads.

Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers’ Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an Edinburgh Fringe regular, a screenwriter and is hugely in demand for her corporate seminars.

In 2017, The Guilty Feminist won two awards at the Lovies – Best Entertainment Podcast (Silver) and Best Host (Silver).

In 2019, The Guilty Feminist was nominated for Best Comedy Podcast at the British Podcast Awards and won Best Lifestyle and Culture Podcast in the 2019 Pod Bible Podcast Awards. The podcast was also named by Apple as one of their Best Listens of 2019.

‘Simply hilarious’ The Skinny
‘Very funny… pure guilt-free pleasure.’ Guardian

Download past episodes from The Guilty Feminist.

This performance will last approximately 3 hours including an interval.

Alison-Spittle has appeared on television a few times, enough times for her mam to tell strangers that she works for RTE (she doesn’t), not enough times for her to get a free drink. She has appeared on Republic of Telly and RTE’s New Comedy Awards.

She was a team captain on a panel show for RTE 2 called Choose or Lose. A TV presenter for RTE’s coverage of Electric Picnic in 2015. A talking head on the year that’s in it. She has a new chat show called the Alison Spittle show with guests such as Tara Flynn, Aidan Power and Kevin McGahern.
She performed at the Vodafone Comedy Festival in the Iveagh Gardens and performed her show Alison Spittle Needs an Agent to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Dublin Fringe.

Her new show Alison Spittle discovers Hawaii had a full sell out run at First Fortnight and was nominated for two awards, Little gem award for best show under an hour and the first fortnight award for destigmatizing mental health.

She’s a regular columnist for and UCD university observer. Her article caused a kerfuffle, so much so she trended on Twitter in Ireland and appeared on Joe Duffy’s Liveline, guess which one impressed her mum?

Priya Joi is a well-respected science journalist with a career spanning 20 years and has worked for organisations including the World Health Organisation, The Lancet and New Scientist. She reported on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the COVID-19 pandemic and has reported from the field on malaria, HIV, and TB. She has freelanced for The Guardian, BBC and Médecins Sans Frontières, and has chaired and spoken at science conferences. Joi has worked to shine a light on issues of race, sexism and discrimination her entire career. M(other)land is her first book.

Christie is Professor of Medical Humanities at UEA and worked as an NHS nurse for over twenty years. She has written five books, including her first novel Tiny Sunbirds Far Away, which won the Costa First Novel Award, and memoir, The Language of Kindness which was a number one Sunday Times bestseller. Christie is a contributor to The Times, Sunday Times, Guardian, Telegraph and TEDx, and her work has been translated into 23 languages and adapted for theatre.

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Date:Mon 5 Jun 2023
Start time:7.30pm (Doors: 7pm)
Venue:Hall One

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