The Culture Show at Edinburgh: Funny Women

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Duration: 30 minutes

Sue Perkins explores the highs and lows of being a woman in the unashamedly macho world of stand-up comedy. With unique behind-the-scenes access to the most important date in the stand-up comedy calendar, Sue discovers the thrills of a good gig and the spills of a disparaging review as she follows three stand-up comedians at the Edinburgh Festival: Bridget Christie, Claudia O'Doherty and Dana Alexander.

Also featuring interviews with Jo Brand, Lucy Porter, Jo Caulfield, Andi Osho and Shappi Khorsandi; Sue finds out how her fellow female stand-ups got hooked on comedy and why they keep taking the knocks and coming back for more.


Lesley Smith
Series Editor
Janet Lee
Sue Perkins
Claudia O'Doherty
Dana Alexander
Jo Brand
Lucy Porter
Jo Caulfield
Andi Osho
Shappi Khorsandi
Bridget Christie


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