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Kate Smurthwaite




If you've just arrived at this site there's a good chance it's because you caught Kate on 30th Jan 2014 making her first appearance on Question Time on BBC1. If you missed her taking Ken Clarke and co to task over everything from climate change to tobacco industry lobbying it's on iPlayer for a full year.

You might also have seen or heard Kate on BBC 1, BBC News 24, Channel 4, Channel 5, ITV, SkyTV, BBC Radio 2, BBC 5live Woman's Hour, calling it like it is and setting the world to rights. Or you may have caught her on the viral Youtube clip "Athiest B!tchslap"

Last year at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival she won a Three Weeks Editor's Award! She is now back on the road gigging around the country, doing sets, MCing and touring her new solo show - The News At Kate 2013 - My Professional Opinion

The show focuses on her many TV and radio appearances, dishing out her feminist, atheist, left-wing opinion to the nation, taking on Tory MPs, bishops and even the odd unsuspecting TV presenter. Check the live dates to see when she'll bringing it near you.

Tour dates here

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