Kate Smurthwaite

Kate Smurthwaite

Kate Smurthwaite is a British political comedian, writer and activist. Her work, which often addresses issues of religious intolerance and injustice, tours nationally and internationally. She has made thousands of appearances on British and international TV and radio debating issues of politics and morality especially around women’s rights, refugee rights, religious freedom and sexuality.

Kate is a regular columnist across a wide range of newspapers and magazines as well as writing for political comedy TV and radio shows in the UK. Kate is a patron of Humanists UK, formerly known as the British Humanist Association, and was vice-chair and media spokesperson of Abortion Rights UK for over a decade.