The Breakup Monologues
15 October, 7:00 pm
Performance | Health & Medicine, The Mind, Society & Politics
Award-winning comedian Rosie Wilby shares some of the funniest breakup stories and fascinating scientific facts she learned about heartbreak while writing her new book The Breakup Monologues. What the heck are ghosting, breadcrumbing and submarining? Could a breakup be an opportunity for learning, healing and growth? Might a future pill be the answer to reduce the trauma of a breakup, like a real-life version of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? And how does polyamory change the conversation about breakups?
Rosie Wilby is an award-winning comedian who has appeared many times on BBC Radio 4 programmes including Woman’s Hour, Loose Ends, The Human Zoo and Four Thought, at major festivals and in the finals of several major comedy competitions. Her first book Is Monogamy Dead? was shortlisted for the Diva Literary Awards 2017, longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2018. Rosie also presents The Breakup Monologues podcast, which has been recommended by Chortle, The Observer, Metro and Time Out.
Rosie’s books will be on sale at the event The Breakup Monologues (hardback): £16 and Is Monogamy Dead (paperback) £8. Buy both books at the event for £20 (cash or card accepted). Rosie will be happy to sign your copies.
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