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    Deborah Frances-White Stands Up at WOW

    Sat 12 Mar, 9pm
    Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Talks & debates
    £22
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    Portrait of Deborah Frances-White

    The stand-up comedian behind podcast The Guilty Feminist cuts edges and rouses rabbles with her new hour of takes that are just the right temperature.

    Deborah Frances-White reveals some of her most personal ‘I’m a feminist but…’ confessions, and shares stories too intimate for the podcast – with the caveat that you’ll take them to your grave.

    She’s fresh from more than five years delivering stand-up comedy as part of her hit podcast at venues including The London Palladium, the Barbican, Sydney Opera House, Royal Albert Hall and Zoom

    Now Frances-White is ready for an intimate evening with you at WOW – Women of the World – getting down, standing up and, at times, even reclining on a chaise longue.

    Guilty feminists all assemble. Come laugh at the patriarchy with Frances-White – roar, cheer, rejoice – and leave triumphant.

    Part of WOW – Women of the World festival.

    WOW festivals celebrate women, girls and non-binary people, take a frank look at the obstacles they face and discuss opportunities for change.

    Need to know

    Age recommendation/restriction

    For ages 16+

    This event is British Sign Language interpreted (BSL).

    If you require BSL interpretation, please email the Southbank Centre Ticket Office on [email protected] to arrange your seating.

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    Dates & times

    Sat 12 Mar, 9pm

    Price

    • Standard entry£22*
    • Concessions25%**


    * Excludes £3.50 booking fee.

    ** Limited availability. Read about concessions.

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    Venue

    Purcell Room

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    Toilets

    An accessible toilet is located in the foyer.

    A Changing Places toilet is located on Level 1 Royal Festival Hall next to the JCB Glass Lift, for the exclusive use of disabled people who need personal assistance to use the toilet.

    The facility includes a height-adjustable bench, tracking hoist system, a centrally-placed toilet, a height-adjustable basin and a shower. The key for this room is available from the Welcome Hub on Level 2, Royal Festival Hall. The facility is open daily 10am – 11pm.

    Cloakroom

    The Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room cloakroom is closed. You won’t be able to bring any bags over 40 x 25 x 25cm into the venues, so please leave large bags at home.

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    Purcell Room is located in Queen Elizabeth Hall. For step-free access please use Royal Festival Hall JCB glass lift to Level 2 and enter via Riverside Terrace.

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