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Radio 4 Commissions New Comedy Series!
Kate Fox

My two Radio 4 comedy shows "The Price of Happiness" were broadcast in June 2015. Now they've commissioned two more! Over the next year I'll be developing material on how I don't want to be midd… Read More

New PhD Research Blog
Kate Fox

A new blog connected to my PhD research into class, gender, regional identity and stand up. I'll unapologetically over use words like liminal, hybrid, appropriation, Bourdieusian and things. Splendid:… Read More

News: Feversham College Wins Again!
Kate Fox

I'm Writer in Residence for the charity First Story at Muslim girls school Feversham College in Bradford.   They're a talented bunch and, as well as the two anthologies we've published (ano… Read More

News: Article drawing on my Stand Up research
Kate Fox

I've passed Year One of my PhD which means I can take my "Provisional" badge off and be an official PhD candidate. I'm also teaching on a contemporary arts and cultural industries course and learni… Read More

News: Shows in Development
Kate Fox

I'm working on a show about Northern Identity and comedy as part of the practice element of my PhD. Early, early versions of it have premiered at Wakefield Literature Festival, Beverley Literature… Read More

Loogabarooga Comedy Club @ The Organ Grinder, Woodgate, Loughborough
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
A comedy club  set- headliner Kate Smurthwaite and compere Tony Cowards
Anti Fracking Benefit Gig @ Hovingham Village Hall
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Anti fracking fundraiser. Kate is on the bill along with American socialist songwriter David Rovics and Paul Frear
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Celebrate Mothers Day with cake, coffee and comedy from Kate Fox- stand up poet. Part of Huddersfield Literature Festival
ARC Scratch Night @ ARC, Stockton
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Trying new comedy/poetry material
Kate Fox has always known she didn’t want children. (Though she wouldn’t have minded giving birth to spaniels). She began developing a stand up show to explore the topic in 2013 and was surprised at [...]