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Sara Pascoe meets Bryony Kimmings

The comedian Sara Pascoe meets the performance artist Bryony Kimmings, to discuss laughter, making a living, and the art of revealing the truth about yourself on stage.

The comedian Sara Pascoe meets the performance artist Bryony Kimmings, to discuss laughter, making a living, and the art of revealing the truth about yourself on stage.

Sara Pascoe is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor, appearing on shows including W1A and Mock the Week. Her first book, Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body investigated sexuality and evolutionary history. Her current show, Lads Lads Lads, chronicles her efforts to be happily single after the breakup of a four-year relationship.

Bryony Kimmings tackles taboos, stigmas and social injustice in her shows. In Sex Idiot she retraced an STI to its source and in 7 Day Drunk she investigated the link between intoxication and creativity. Her latest show is about motherhood, postnatal depression and finding inner strength. Her first screenplay, Last Christmas, written with Emma Thompson, is in production now.

Producer: Clare Walker

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