An Evening of Satire

with Ian Hislop and guests

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with Ian Hislop and guests

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This event took place on Tuesday 3rd May 2022 (19.00 - 20.30)

‘Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own’ – Jonathan Swift

Ian Hislop is a writer, journalist and broadcaster. He has been editor of Private Eye since 1986 and is probably best known for his role on the BBC show Have I Got News for You.

His guests on the night are award winning political cartoonist and graphic novelist Henny Beaumont, actor and impressionist Jan Ravens (Spitting Image, Dead Ringers), and British Library curator Tamara Tubb. Hosted by comedian Shazia Mirza.

Live from the British Library theatre. This event will be live-captioned.

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