LIFI22: Aisling Bea

Contemporary Voice of Screenwriting

Friday 23 September 2022

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Aisling Bea discusses what it means to be a 21st century BAFTA-winning screenwriter.

Award-winning stand-up comedian, writer and actor, Aisling Bea, is the creator of smash-hit comedy-drama This Way Up, which saw her nominated for a BAFTA in 2022. Aisling is an accomplished actor, writer and comedian, with credits everywhere from Netflix and Disney+ to Sky One and ITV. She’s also appeared on all of the UK’s top comedy shows.

Leeds International Festival of Ideas event.

  • Howard Assembly Room

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1 hour

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Leeds International Festival of Ideas 2022

Leeds International Festival of Ideas (LIFI) is a metropolitan celebration of new ideas and innovation, which aims to introduce the brightest minds to the city and the city to the brightest minds to discuss new ideas and the world of tomorrow.

The festival, brought to the city by LeedsBID (Leeds Business Improvement District), brings renowned names, experts in their field and some of the world’s most exciting thinkers to Leeds to share thoughts and ideas through a programme of inspiring keynote talks and thought-provoking panels, with its range of speakers just as diverse as the subject matter.

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LIFI22: Aisling Bea

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