Sophie Willan: who are you calling a northern working-class comic?
Her childhood in care, her mother’s heroin addiction, her days as a sex worker … Bolton comedian Sophie Willan is turning the details of her life into dazzling standupIt’s great to have Sophie Willan’s working-class voice in the comedy industry. That’s not (just) me ta... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Zoe Lyons review – diverting riffs on outsider life
Leicester Square theatre, London The comedian’s Little Misfit show takes aim at tribalism, social awkwardness and British reserve, though her potent wit should land more blowsBy Zoe Lyons’s own admission, the starting point for her touring show Little Misfit – that she’s neve... [Read More]
Wanted: more jokes about an Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman
When it comes to Britishness, comedy doesn’t tend to get further than Michael McIntyre’s benign observations. As the EU referendum approaches, comedians should be digging deeperIn 2000, Chris Addison’s debut Edinburgh show was about Englishness, Cakes and Ale. The following year, h... [Read More]