Date and Time




13 April, 4pm

Steve Nallon. The man responsible for voicing Spitting Image’s Maggie Thatcher (among others) will discuss his contributions to satire since the 1980s.

Spitting Image: Election Special (1987)

Eldon Building, room 1.10

13 April, 6.30pm

Olly Gruner, Lecturer in Visual Culture at the University of Portsmouth, introduces a screening of Duck Soup.

Duck Soup (1930)

Eldon Building, room 1.10.

14 April, 4pm

Louis Netter, professional illustrator and lecturer at UoP, runs a caricature workshop.


Eldon Building, room 1.08

14 April, 7pm

Lincoln Geraghty, Reader in Popular Media Cultures at UoP, introduces a screening of Dr Strangelove.

Dr Strangelove (1964)

No. 6 Cinema

15 April, 4pm

Laurence Marks, prodigious comedy writer (of Marks and Gran fame), discusses satire past and present.

The New Statesman: Who Shot Alan B’Stard

Eldon Building, room 1.10.

15 April, 6.30pm

Van Norris, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media, talks on animated satire.

Heavy Traffic (1973)

Eldon Building, room 1.10.

16 April, 6pm

Kevin Brownlow, historian and film preservationist, talks on Charlie Chaplin and satire.

The Great Dictator (1940)

Eldon Building, room 1.10

17 April, 6pm.

Alistair Beaton, leading political satirist, discusses his experiences writing satire.

A Very Social Secretary (2005)

Eldon Building, room 1.10.


2 thoughts on “Schedule

  1. Hi. My friend and I would like to attend this afternoon’s workshop by Louis Netter, professional illustrator and lecturer at UoP. Could you let me know the venue please. Thank you very much.


    1. Hello. Just to confirm the venue is the Eldon Building, room 1.08. If you arrive at the building entrance at 4, there will be someone to direct you. Best wishes and look forward to seeing you at the event.


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