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Deborah Frances-White Stands Up at WOW

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Sat 12 Mar 2022, 9pm
Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
Talks & debates
From £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

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.

To join our free Access Scheme, email [email protected]

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Dates & times

Sat 12 Mar 2022, 9pm

Price

  • Standard entryFrom £22*
  • Concessions25%**


* Excludes £3.50 booking fee.

Book as early as you can to ensure the best choice of tickets. Ticket prices may be adjusted without notice to reflect demand.

** Limited availability. Read about concessions.

Tickets can only be sold through the Southbank Centre and our authorised agents, and can't be resold. You can return your tickets to the Southbank Centre for a credit voucher up to 48 hours before the event. Tickets resold on any third-party platforms will become invalid.

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Venue

Purcell Room

Our number one priority is the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. 

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Open 90 minutes before an event until the end of the event. Closed at all other times.

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Our address is: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX. The nearest tube and train stations within 5-7 minutes walk are Waterloo (Northern, Bakerloo, Jubilee and Waterloo & City lines) and Embankment (District & Circle lines). There are also lots of bus routes with stops 2-5 minutes from our venues. For more information on getting here by road, rail or river.

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Pre-booking online is recommended. Check our website on the day for returns. There’s no need to print your e-ticket – just show your phone to our Visitor Assistants on entry.

Some free events don't require a ticket. Found an event labelled FREE on our website with no way to book? Simply turn up on the day.

If you don't receive your e-ticket

Your e-ticket will be sent to you seven days before the event date from [email protected]. If you don't receive your e-ticket, and it's not in your junk or spam folder, please get in touch. 

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More information

Find out all you need to know about tickets, including concessions, group bookings, returns, credit vouchers and more, via the link below.

Frequently asked questions

Get an overview of the seating layout of the Purcell Room by downloading our seating plan.

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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 phone outside the Changing Places toilet will connect you with a member of staff, who can provide you with the key. 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.

We're cash-free

Please note that we're unable to accept cash payments across our site. 

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.

Talk to a member of staff at the auditorium entrance if you have a disability that means you can’t queue, or you need extra time to take your seat. They can arrange priority entry for you as soon as the doors open.

Please bear with us while we update our access map to reflect the refurbishment of the Royal Festival Hall’s Level 2 foyer spaces. The step-free routes remain the same.

Download step-free access map

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