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Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body
Sara Pascoe

  • Friday 10 June 2016, 7.40PM to 8:30pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (map|getting to campus)
  • Wheelchair accessible

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Sara Pascoe, one of the most talented voices in stand-up, has consistently tackled femininity and the media’s portrayal of women. Join Sara for an entertaining evening as she talks about her first book, Animal: An Autobiography of the Female Body. Through a combination of autobiography and evolutionary history, she looks at how the female body has been oppressed, fetishised or misunderstood throughout history.

About the speaker

As a stand up, Sara Pascoe has starred on Live at the Apollo; QINever Mind The BuzzcocksRoom 101 (all BBC), along with 8/10 Cats and being a regular contributor on two series of Stand Up for The Week (both Channel 4). Sara Pascoe vs History earned her a prestigious Fosters Comedy Award nomination for Best Show at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival. Sara won the 2014 Chortle Award for Best Breakthrough Act. As an actress, Sara has enjoyed series regular roles in W1A and Twenty Twelve (both BBC). Sara has written for the Guardian, the Independent and Standard Issue Magazine.


The book will be available to buy from the Waterstones' stall at this event.

This event is suitable for an audience aged 16 and above.


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