Date: Thursday 28 November 2013
Venue: The Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JQ
“Why all the fuss about horsemeat? When there are far greater risks to the safety of our food”
Presented by: Professor Hugh Pennington
Professor Hugh Pennington studied medicine and obtained his PhD at St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, London. He spent ten years in Glasgow at the MRC Institute of Virology before being appointed Professor of Bacteriology at the University of Aberdeen (Emeritus 2003). A 2009 Desert Island Discs castaway, he blogs on microbiological topics for the London Review of Books. He chaired an Expert Group for the Secretary of State for Scotland into the 1996 Central Scotland E.coli O157 outbreak and chaired the Public Inquiry into the 2005 South Wales E.coli O157 outbreak. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Entertainment after the lunch – Jo Enright
Highly acclaimed comedienne
Performing both on television and radio, Jo also thrives on live theatre performances, winning several comedy awards including the 2002 Chortle Award for ‘The Best Female Circuit Comic’ and the 2001 ‘Best Female on the Jongleurs Comedy Circuit’ award. Alongside stand-up she is in demand as a character actress appearing as the lead female ‘Beverley’ in Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights (C4), ‘Cara’ in “Lab Rats” (BBC1) Peter Kay’s “Britain’s Got The Pop Factor and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly On Ice”. Jo also stars in the ITV series, “The Job Lot”.
“Jo Enright is one of the most naturally gifted comic talents I’ve ever seen. I’d put her in the same league as Julie Walters.”
“A great comedienne”
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