january, 2019

16jan4:00 PMHoly Smoke! - Religion & Comedy4:00 PM Watershed


Event Details

WEDS 16 JAN 1600hrs
Watershed £5.00 – £8.00

A panel discussion hosted by Andrew Kelly in conversation with Robin Ince and Lucy Porter. Following a screening of Chaplin’s THE PILGRIM (1923), the panel will explore whether ‘being funny’ is justification for mocking religion, or if there are some things comedy should not touch. In light of controversial comments on religion made in 2018 by Boris Johnson and subsequently by Rowan Atkinson, The Pilgrim tackles a subject that still resonates today.

In partnership with Festival of Ideas.