A stand-up comedienne in an all-male world, ‘Funny Cow’ delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure.
‘Funny Cow’ charts the rise to stardom of a female comedienne through the 1970’s and 1980’s. It is set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit in the North of England. From her troubled childhood to her turbulent adult relationships, the Funny Cow uses the raw material of her life experiences to bring her unique style of comedy to the stage.
Starring: Paddy Considine (The Death of Stalin, In America), Maxine Peake, (The Theory of Everything), Stephen Graham (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), Alun Armstrong (Krull)
Directed by: Adrian Shergold (Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman, Cordelia)
Produced by: Kevin Proctor (Cordelia), Mark Vennis (Fear X)
Written by: Tony Pitts (Common Ground)
FUNNY COW is now available on all major VOD platforms.