Love Debate

  • Event Start: 14th February 2019, 8:30pm
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This House Believes That All You Need Is Love

This Valentine’s Day, love is in the air and no one wants to be left without a date. But when house prices are high, employment rates are low, ice caps are melting and sudden death lurks around every corner, you have to wonder - is love really all you need?

Speakers in Proposition:

  • Jamie MacDonald : Giant on the Scottish comedy circuit and self-proclaimed "funny blind guy", he is preparing for a 2019 tour of his critically acclaimed show Designated Driver
  • Jen Brister : Writer and performer of five global solo shows, she has appeared on Live at the Apollo and The Comedy Show
  • Tom Ward : Comedian and voice-over artist, he frequents the BBC, the Fringe and The Comedy Store
  • Hal Cruttenden : Stand-up, writer and actor who has appeared on Mock the Week, Live at The Apollo, and Have I Got News for You, he has also written for The Omid Dhalili Show and The Rob Brydon Show

Speakers in Opposition:

  • Tom Lucy : Winner of "The Sun Best New Comedian 2017", at 20 years of age he became the youngest ever comedian to perform an arena
  • Loyiso Gola : Anchor of Emmy-nominated satirical news show Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola
  • Desiree Burch : 2015 Funny Women Stage Award-winner, she has appeared on Frankie Boyle's American Autopsy and 8 Out of 10 Cats
  • Ahir Shah : Political comedian nominated for the 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award, he recently made his debut on Live at the Apollo


Prior to this debate, the Emergency Debate will be held at 7.45pm on a motion to be decided at this week's Consultative Committee


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