Gogglebox priest Kate Bottley is heading to Leeds Trinity University - here's how to get your tickets for her talk

The Rev Kate Bottley, one of the stars of Channel 4 show Gogglebox, will deliver a talk at Leeds Trinity University as part of its Journalism and Media Week 2018.
The Rev Kate Bottley, one of the stars of Channel 4 show Gogglebox, will deliver a talk at Leeds Trinity University as part of its Journalism and Media Week 2018.

A star of Channel 4’s hit show Gogglebox will return to the Leeds university where she once studied as part of its annual Journalism and Media Week.

The Rev Kate Bottley, a Church of England priest in Nottinghamshire, will deliver a Trinity Talk at Leeds Trinity University on November 7.

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She will talk about her impressive career since graduating from Leeds Trinity more than 20 years ago in her talk – God and the Gogglebox: from Trinity to Telly.

While best known for her five-season stint on the award-winning reality programme, she has gone on to presenting work on BBC documentaries, Songs of Praise and BBC Radio 2 as well as making guest appearances on Celebrity Masterchef, Impossible Celebrities and more.

She has also written for a variety of newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, The Independent and Radio Times about religious faith, television and education.

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Kate said: “I’m really looking forward to going back to Trinity, so much has changed including me, but what hasn’t changed is the quality of teaching, learning and student experience. I have such happy memories of my time there.”

Tickets, priced £10, include entry, a drink on arrival and a buffet dinner.

Doors open at 6pm, with talk at 7pm and a question and answer session to follow.

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Other speakers taking part in the university's 10th Journalism and Media Week include The One Show editor Sandy Smith, ITV News anchor Nina Hossain and award-winning documentary maker Anna Hall.

Click here to buy tickets or visit the university website for details of the other events, all of which are free.