348 7.30pm Fri 14 Aug 2015
discusses 100 Acts of Minor Dissent
Event will be live only. Comedian Mark Thomas has been campaigning for over nearly three decades. He has remained uniquely relevant and agitated where others have mellowed and capitulated. One Hundred Acts of Minor Dissent is the brilliantly funny account of a year spent living provocatively. From successful campaigns against multinationals to protests against local park planners, from arts and crafts with porn mags to raising cinema workers wages, this is a wonderfully funny adventure. Rich with photos and graphics One Hundred Acts is also dangerously inspirationalâ€¦ MARK THOMAS describes himself variously as a confused liberal, activist anarchist, asthmatic rambler and fat Dad. He has previously published four books, including The People's Manifesto and As Used on the Famous Nelson Mandela. As well as winning many awards for his comedy performances, he has made six series of The Mark Thomas Comedy Product, multiple documentaries for Dispatches on Channel 4 and has performed at The National Theatre. In performing One Hundred Acts of Minor Dissent he campaigned successfully for trade union recognition for cinema workers, got a multinational to change their practices, brought 4 court cases and annoyed lots of people. He lives in South London with his family.
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8.00pm Fri 20 Aug
The Scottish Whisky Show The Scottish Whisky Show. Hear from leading experts and get the lowdown on whisky from across the globe and laugh, dance, mix and get all caught up in whisky culture.
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Starts at: 8.00pm Fri 20 Aug 2021
Speakers: William Thomson, Guests
Venue: Online The Scottish Whisky Show