ThreeWeek's Editor's Choice 2013 Award winner Kate Smurthwaite has been performing stand up for over 10 years and is a writer the BBC3 BAFTA-winning series The Revolution Will Be Televised and the UK’s most popular political comedy show Have I Got News For You. She has over 700 TV and radio appearances including This Morning, Woman’s Hour, The Big Questions, Moral Maze and Question Time. She writes regular humourous columns for New Internationalist, Feminist Times and The Teacher and has also written for The Guardian, The Independent and Cosmopolitan.
Her award-winning show The News At Kate: My Professional Opinion was filmed on the South Bank as part of the Women of The World (WOW) festival. You can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uly0gZny2IY
"The verve with which she articulates her view on our land is monumental … when it comes to political comedy Kate Smurthwaite really is the cream of the crop" - BroadwayBaby.com
"Comedy that cuts through the crap" - ThreeWeeks.co.uk