5 speakers 15 minutes each

Thu 12th Oct 2017

Sarah Millican on How to be Champion

Logan Hall

6:45pm (over 16s only)

Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy is a best-selling author, a TV writer, actress and presenter. She's appeared in numerous TV comedies including Goodness Gracious Me, The Smoking Room and Miranda. She recently wrote the BBC's TV adaptation The Kennedys, based on her book The Tent, the Bucket and Me.

Emma has also written for award winning CBBC show Strange Hill High, and Dangermouse.

She won Celebrity Masterchef in 2012 and is a Guinness World Record Holder.

Sarah Millican

Sarah Millican

Sarah Millican is one of the greatest comedians of her generation. Since winning the 2008 if.comedy Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for her debut solo show, Sarah Millican's Not Nice, Sarah has firmly established herself as a household name, having been nominated three times for The British Comedy Awards People's Choice: Queen of Comedy and winning the award in 2011. Sarah's debut DVD, Chatterbox Live!, was the biggest selling stand-up DVD by a female comedian of all time, shifting over 150,000 units in the first five weeks of release alone.

Her most recent DVD, Sarah Millican: Outsider, was released in November 2016 and went straight to number one in the sales chart upon release. A two-time BAFTA nominee for The Sarah Millican Television Programme, Sarah's other television credits include two appearances on The Royal Variety Performance and four appearances on flagship BBC stand-up show Live At The Apollo. She lives with her husband Gary, dog Commander Tuvok and cats Chief Brody and Lieutenant Ripley. How to be Champion is her most recent book.