Eddie Izzard visit to the University of Leicester

Posted by er134 at Jun 13, 2016 12:20 PM |
Media Opportunities: Thursday 16 June 2016

Issued by University of Leicester Press Office on 13 June 2016

Thursday 16 June 3.55 – 4.40pm at Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite 1, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

  • Media can obtain press tickets to the event.
  • Media must register for their press tickets and for interview opportunities by e-mailing er134@le.ac.uk by 12noon on Wednesday 15 June.

The comedian and political activist Eddie Izzard will be visiting the University of Leicester on Thursday 16 June in a bid to get young people to vote to stay in Europe. All student/ staff/ public tickets have been allocated.

Media must arrive by 3.45pm and report to Ellen Rudge and Ather Mirza in the Fielding Johnson Building South Wing (above the Peter Williams Lecture Theatre). All media must wear press credentials at all times.

There are three opportunities for media:

  • 3.55 – 4.40pm the News Centre will allocate time and create a rota for pre-registered media to conduct one-to-one interviews (if possible) with Eddie. Register your attendance by e-mailing er134@le.ac.uk by 12noon on Wednesday 15 June
  • 5.00pm – Media can attend and record/photograph Eddie Izzard’s speech about his views on voting to stay in Europe
  • 5.25 - 6.00pm – Q&A with the audience


  • Parking is available for pre-registered media in the VIP car park accessible via Entrance 1 on University Road. Media must register for parking by 12noon on Wednesday 15 June. Please send the name of your media organisation and how many spaces required to er134@le.ac.uk

Press release with more information and quotes: http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/press/press-releases/2016/may/eddie-izzard-brings-stand-up-for-europe-campaign-to-university-of-leicester

For event information please refer to www.eddieizzard.com



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