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In Conversation with City Lit Fellow Ruby Wax OBE

Story added 14th Mar 2018


Talk + Book Signing Event

City Lit welcomes outrageously witty comedian, writer, actor and mental health campaigner, Ruby Wax OBE, to discuss her life and career with City Lit Principal Mark Malcomson CBE on Wednesday 25th April in the John Lyon's Theatre at City Lit. 

This lively discussion will conclude with a presentation of Ruby’s Fellowship Award to celebrate her newest book ‘How to Be Human: The Manual’ – a fascinating journey where Ruby sets out to answer life’s big questions about what makes us human and how our mind work. The evening ends with a glass of wine and the signing of Ruby’s book, which you can pre-order with your ticket. Ruby’s bestselling book, ‘A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled’ will also be available to purchase on the night.

About Ruby Wax
Ruby Wax is a much loved U.S. born comedy-actor-writer of incredibly successful books and TV shows including script editor of ‘Absolutely Fabulous’. Ruby has studied Psychotherapy and gained her Master’s degree in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy from Oxford University. These days Ruby promotes understanding of the brain and campaigns for greater mental health awareness and destigmatisation. Ruby also offers Corporate Communication Training, teaching how to achieve a deeper and more honest level of communication.

Book your ticket here >

Venue: John Lyon's Theatre at City Lit
Date: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Time: 18:30-20:30
Ticket Price: £20 (includes a glass of wine) £30 (includes a copy of the book and a glass of wine)