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95 million downloads across six years, Pod Bible Best Lifestyle and Culture Podcast, and an Apple Best Listen, a spin-off book, as well as plaudits from Emma Thompson and Fleabag star and writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge… it’s not an exaggeration to say that The Guilty Feminist is a podcast phenomenon. Created by Deborah Frances-White and Sofie Hagen in 2015, it splices together comedy, thought-provoking discussion and activism to create an empathetic forum discussing what it’s like to be a 21st Century feminist – including all the insecurities and hypocrisies that might come with it.

Frances-White is taking the live podcast on tour this summer and heads to Newcastle’s Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Thursday 16th June. She’s not alone, and after welcoming a huge range of stellar guests to the podcast previously (including Aisling Bea, Dawn O’Porter and Gemma Arterton), it’s no different for the live version. Joining Frances-White is Kemah Bob, star of Netflix’s comedic retrospective Death To 2020, Allison Spittle of Wheel of Misfortune podcast fame, and rising stand-up Ceyla AB.

Bringing class and seriously whip-smart wit from the podcast to the stage, prepare for an evening of celebrating and examining the noble goals often aspired to, while also still being able to say: “I’m a feminist, but…”

The Guilty Feminist is at Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle on Thursday 16th June.

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