- Event Start: 15th May 2017, 8:30pm
- Event Type:
This House Regrets The Success of Its Friends
Speakers in Proposition:
- Simon Evans - Veteran stand-up comedian, Evans has written for countless TV shows such as Not Going Out and Eight out of Ten Cats.
- Ava Vidal - A former prison guard who was inspired by Chris Rock to turn to stand-up comedy, Vidal has appeared in Mock the Week and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow
- Katy Wix - A Welsh actress and comedian, she is probably best kown as Daisy in the BBC One sitcom Not Going Out, or as Rhiannon Davies in Torchwood
Speakers in Opposition:
- Piers Corbyn - Older brother of Jeremy Corbyn and owner of a forecast company WeatherAction. Between 1986 and 1990, he served as a Labour councillor.
- Kate Smurthwaite - A stand-up comedian by trade, she has been publicly outspoken as a radical activist on topics such as politics, gender and religion.
- John Thomson - Best known for starring in The Fast Show, Men Behaving Badly and Cold Feet, Thomson has also take on radio roles for the BBC
Prior to this debate, the Emergency Debate will be held at 7.45pm on the Motion : This House Would Fake It To Make It
With many thanks to the following who have generously donated floor prizes for the Main Debate: