British Comedy Guide
Kate Smurthwaite. Copyright: Jon Cartwright.

My Comedy Career: Kate Smurthwaite

Writer and performer Kate Smurthwaite talks about working in a career where there's no time to put your feet up... you have to keep looking around for the next thing.

Tell us what you do in your job.

I write and perform political comedy.

I've toured fifteen solo shows and I have an online Patreon-sponsored video series called News At Kate.

I've also created, in lockdown, show number sixteen, a whole new type of show, wholly online, interactive, with characters and stand-up and articles and slide shows and all the things that are much harder to do in a live...

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