Roman Kemp, Caitlin Moran and Colin Murray headline a new series of live events celebrating the best Twitter moments


A new star-studded live event series, hosted by Alex Zane, has been announced celebrating the world of Twitter threads and conversations.

Samsung KX presents: Thread Talks is a series of six intimate and exclusive ‘in conversation’ events featuring some of the biggest names in journalism, sport, culture and comedy – taking place at Samsung KX.

Samsung KX is a new experience space in Coal Drops Yard where guests can experience the latest in culture and innovation, powered by Samsung technology. Designed to give guests the ultimate immersive brand experience, Samsung KX is a place where people are invited to discover, interact with and learn new skills in a dynamic environment through a range of workshops, events and performances together with local community partners.

Each hour-long, free event will feature a celebrity performing a live reading of their favourite spats and chats from the Twittersphere, as well as an intimate question and answer session with the audience and host. A diverse array of outstanding speakers will perform at the venue’s Centre Stage in front the world’s first vertical 10metre-wide curved Samsung screen.


Tickets available now –

Caitlin Moran – Thursday 10th October – 7pm – 8.30pm
Roman Kemp – Monday 28th October – 7pm – 8.30pm
Colin Murray – Monday 11th November – 7pm – 8.30pm
Guest speaker to be announced – Monday 25th November – 7pm – 8.30pm
Guest speaker to be announced – Monday 2nd December – 7pm – 8.30pm
Guest speaker to be announced – Monday 9th December – 7pm – 8.30pm

Launched in association with Twitter, the first Thread Talk in the series launches on Thursday 10th October, 7pm – 8.30pm. Influential journalist, screenwriter and renowned author Caitlin Moran will join Alex Zane on stage to chat through some of her greatest, weirdest and funniest moments on Twitter.

Celebrity guest speakers including radio and TV host, Roman Kemp and sports journalist and radio host Colin Murray will also be making their Thread Talk debuts in 2019 (additional guest speakers due to be announced in the coming weeks).

The series will celebrate the array of threads and conversations had on Twitter daily, as users connect over their shared love of entertainment, politics and culture. On average 500 million Tweets are shared every day – that’s 5,787 Tweets sent every second and over 182 billion Tweets shared each year*.