Barking Mad

Kate Smurthwaite is a comedian and political activist who performs at major clubs across the UK and around the world.
She has made hundreds of radio and TV appearances including Question Time, This Morning and Woman’s Hour, and is a writer for the BBC Three political comedy show The Revolution Will Be Televised.
She writes and tours an annual solo show, The News At Kate, which has been described as an Edinburgh ‘fringe institution’ .
She has even "gone viral" in a YouTube clip with nearly 3 million hits.
 
 Winner 2013 Three Weeks Editors Award
Kate Smurthwaite

“Hilarious ... a powerhouse of observational wit"  The Spectator

"…an important and inclusive narrative on our society" Scotsgay

"The verve with which she articulates her views on our land is monumental ... When it comes to political comedy The News At Kate is the cream of the crop." Broadway Baby
chaz@barkingmadcomedy.com
07766 692322