Francesca Martinez is an award-winning wobbly comedian, actress, writer and campaigner. Since winning the Open Mic Award at the Edinburgh Festival in 2000, she has toured the world and appeared in TV shows such as ‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’ and ‘Extras’. Her first book ‘What The **** Is Normal’ was published in 2014 to critical acclaim and was nominated for two national book awards. She has recently supported Frankie Boyle on his UK tour, and is currently working on several BBC and theatre commissions. An active campaigner, she is also involved with the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, the War On Welfare petition, and has helped organise the UK-wide JC4PM Tour in support of Jeremy Corbyn. Visit Francesca Martinez

Francesca answers a question from the audience at the performance at RCP in 2016 about the need to mobilise politically in order to effect change for disabled people.


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