Saturday 17 October, 13.10 until 13.50, Cinema 2, Barbican Artistic Freedom
Stand-up comedy is booming in the twenty-first century. But increasing numbers of stand-ups admit they refuse to play some gigs for fear of being accused of hate speech.
Is political correctness killing comedy or have the standards of acceptability simply changed? Is comedy still the vanguard of free speech?
comedian, aka Dapper Laughs
deputy editor, spiked; coordinator, Down With Campus Censorship!
barrister and writer
Multiculturalism and Identity politics get game show treatment in this fast paced fun show filmed with guests and volunteers in the WORLDbytes studios complete with ‘holiday shrub’.WORLDbytes
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