Queens of Comedy at the Book Bar

To close this year’s Women’s Prize @ Baileys Book Bar in style, we lined up the best of female comedy with an evening paying homage to witty writing.

A panel of some of the UK’s top female comedians and writers including comedian, writer and 2018 WPFF judge Katy Brand, bestselling author Jenny Colgan and journalist, writer and comedian, Viv Groskop all gathered at Waterstones Gower Street with host Kate Mosse, to discuss the books which make them laugh out loud.

Check out the highlights below, plus read on for a chance to win all 6 of the panelists’ brilliant choices.

Here’s Jenny Colgan on why celebrating women’s voices is important:

The brilliant Viv Groskop on why she chose to do 100 consecutive stand-up gigs:


Here’s Katy Brand on her upcoming play about three generations of women:


Plus! Win a set of the panelists’ brilliant book choices, including Bridget Jones’ Diary and Nora Ephron’s Heartburn. Head to the @WomensPrize Twitter to win >


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