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Rosie Wilby presents: The Breakup Monologues

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Award-winning comedian and author Rosie Wilby is back and invites you to a live recording of her acclaimed podcast, The Breakup Monologues.

What to expect

Rosie and acclaimed performer pals look back at their best and worst romantic breakup stories and discuss ghosting, divorce parties, open relationships and more. Tragedy plus time equals comedy, right?

The Breakup Monologues was nominated for a British Podcast Award and is now available as a book, published by Bloomsbury. The show is the brainchild of award-winning comedian and author Rosie Wilby, has featured guests including Richard Herring, Katy Brand and Sofie Hagen and has been recommended by Chortle, BBC Radio 4, The Observer, Psychologies, Metro and Time Out.

Guests include…

Vix Leyton

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Discovered by Mark Watson on Twitter, Welsh comic Vix Leyton is a natural storyteller with a keen eye for observation, combining warm, whimsical charm with biting wit as the self-styled Princess of Petty.

She was a Funny Women awards semi finalist in 2021, and her panel show podcast ‘The Comedy Arcade’ is both an audio success and compelling live show, which toured festivals all summer as well as selling out her Edinburgh Fringe run. She also acts as the TimeLord’s assistant on Rich Wilson’s Tuned Up Time Machine, a weekly music show on Islington Radio.

Warm, engaging and funny” Rich Wilson

Vix has a talent for reading a room and playing with an audience. She is funny, charismatic, resourceful and likely to achieve great things.” Mark Watson

Fun and irreverent” Jen Brister

Vix has an undeniable bubbly energy, a natural wit and a real gift for hilarious story telling” Sam Rhodes

A rising star on the comedy circuit” The Metro

a real comic talent brimming with ideas , energy, warmth, and enthusiasm” Richard Gill

Rachel Thompson

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Rachel is the Senior Culture Reporter at Mashable. She writes about gender, sex, relationship and online culture. Her first book, ROUGH, will be published by Square Peg (Penguin Random House) in 2021. She has written for The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times, HuffPost, and many more. You can find her on Twitter at @RVT9.


About The Breakup Monologues

The Breakup Monologues podcast was nominated for a British Podcast Award 2020 and is due to be published by Bloomsbury as a book in May 2021. The show is the brainchild of award-winning comedian, author and speaker Rosie Wilby, has featured guests including Richard Herring, Katy Brand and Sofie Hagen and has been recommended by Chortle, BBC Radio 4, The Observer, Metro and Time Out.

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Reviews

Informative and funny’ – Psychologies

The perfect salve for those suffering from Covid-era heartbreak’ – Metro

The live shows are excellent’ – The Observer


Part of Women in Focus Festival, 2022

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Thu 17 February 7.30pm-9.30pm

£9 / £7 conc.
Age range: 18+

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