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History Showoff at Bishopsgate Institute
  • Category
    Arts and Culture
  • Date(s)
    30 May 2018
  • Time
    7:30 PM
  • Price
    £9*
  • Concs.
    £9*
History Showoff at Bishopsgate Institute
History Showoff is the chaotic comedy cabaret all about the past and the people who make it. You'll see eight brilliant performers, coralled by compere Steve Cross who can barely remember last week, let alone understand the renaissance

More about the performers…

Iszi Lawrence
Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and host of the British Museum Membercast and The Z List Dead List Podcast. She is also a presenter on BBC Radio 4's Making History.

Kerry Lambeth 
Kerry Lambeth is a writer and historian, usually of Shakespeare tourism and public transport policy, who recently voluntarily entered grad school for the second time. 

Sarah Snell-Pym 
Sarah Snell-Pym is the artistic scientist or scientific artist - you choose because she can’t. She’ll be introducing Aethelflaed Lady of Mercia, Mother of England and Warrior Queen.

Luke Murphy 
Luke is a comedian and freelance writer on cultural, political and historical issues. He will be talking about Queen Boudica, her rebellion against the Romans and how her legacy was used by future British Queens to legitimise female leadership. 


Charlotte Mykura 


Sophie Scott
Sophie will be talking about the history of bad brain sex science.


Jude Cowan Montague
Jude Cowan Montague is an artist, writer and broadcaster who produces and presents 'The News Agents' on Resonance FM. Jude will be inviting you to skip through fields of high and low notes as we go electronic music pioneering with Delia, Daphne and the scarey clown doll on the Test Card.


Mirri Hengeveld 
Mirri Hengeveld likes to read up on obscure matters of human sexuality. They will be giving an exposé on anasyrma - a brief history of women exposing themselves.

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