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Join Jo Brand as she takes to the road trying out new material along with her special guest, Andy Robinson.
Long established as one of the UK’s best comics, Jo brand is the star and writer of Getting On, the BBC’s BAFTA award-winning series set on a hospital’s geriatric ward, which was partly inspired by her earlier career in nursing. Other television credits include: Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice (BBC), Jo Brand’s Hot Potatoes (BBC One) and the award-winning Through the Cakehole (Channel 4).
Jo has written several highly acclaimed best-sellling books Can’t Stand Up For Sitting Down, Look Back In Hunger and The More You Ignore Me. Last year saw her sitcom Damned air on Channel 4 and the release of her film, The More You Ignore Me.
Age recommendation 14+
Uncompromising and head-on comic who will deal with issues that are sexist or sizeist with a razor sharp wit. 'Britain's funniest female comedian in years.' (The Independent)
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Andy Robinson won Best Club Night in the Midlands in the 2015 Chortle Awards and was the winner of 2014’s Best Act and Best Compere at the Midlands Comedy Awards. He has also worked as a warm-up artist for shows such as Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Shooting Stars, Later with Jools Holland, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross as well dozens of others. Andy has been the support act for Sean Lock, Rich Hall and Paddy McGuiness. He is also known as comedy legend Jo Brand’s regular support act, and has worked with her for the past ten years. ‘‘Andy Robinson is an absolute joy to work with… self-deprecating, generous, very funny and relaxed’ - Jo Brand
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Chequer Mead Theatre
- De la Warr Road
- East Grinstead
- RH19 3BS