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5867232An Evening Dirty Dancing With Katy Brand
DateWednesday 16th October 2019
DescriptionJoin us for an evening with award-winning comedian, writer and actor Katy Brand, as she talks about I Carried A Watermelon; herwarm, witty, honest, and accessible account of her life-long obsessionwith one of the nations best loved films, Dirty Dancing.Katy's talk will be accompanied by clips from the film, and each ticket includes a drink and popcorn.Part memoir, part homage to a monster hit and a work of genius,I Carried a Watermelon exlores how Dirty Dancing has influenced Katysown attitudes to sex, love, romance, rights and responsibilities.As well as exploring her own memories and experiences, Brands firstnon-fiction book examines Dirty Dancings legacy as a piece of filmmakingwith a social agenda that many miss on first viewing; frompushing womens stories to the forefront of commercial cinema, to itsGold Standard depiction of abortion according to leading pro-choicecampaigners, and its fresh and powerful take on the classic coming ofage story told from a nave but idealistic 17-year-old girls point of view.One of the most celebrated and viewed films ever made is about to havethe time of its life.Katy Brand is an award-winning writer, comedian and actor. After starting to write and perform comedy as a student at Oxford University, she became a regular on the UK live sketch comedy scene. In 2005 she tookher debut Edinburgh show Celebrities are Gods to the Fringe which was picked up for Channel 4 (Slap). This later became her award-winning ITV sketch show, Katy Brands Big Ass Show, which she devised, wrote andstarred in. It ran for three series and later became a nationwide live tour.Tickets for this event are 3.
Time(s)Oct 16, 7pm
LocationWaterstones High Street
Price£3, Please note that events can occasionally be cancelled at short notice or their times or dates may alter; we therefore recommend that you check with the shop before travelling.If you are unable to attend an event we can often reserve signed copies. Please contact the host shop for details. Reserved copies cannot be guaranteed and may not always carry dedications.All signings (unless otherwise stated) operate on a first come first served basis, so early arrival is often recommended.
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Waterstones High Street
Address24-26 High Street
West Midlands
B4 7SL
Telephone No.0121 633 4353
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