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Curled in up bed, Eleanor binge-watches true crime, completely insulated from the actual crime outside her door.
The gap between what she could be doing and what she is doing has never been bigger. But her smartphone is about to be stolen and then she'll find that the real world can mock us far more savagely than any online fantasy.
Join Tiernan, BBC Newsquiz, Alternative Comedy Experience, in an exploration of what, if any, satisfaction can be found and whether she's willing to endure the requisite amount of discomfort to get it.
Eleanor Tiernan abandoned her civil engineering training to become a stand-up in 2004 – and within her first year appeared on RTE’s The Liffey Laughs and BBC’s One Night Stand. In 2007, she starred in the Edinburgh Fringe play Help!, and made her solo show debut the following year. She then played to more than 120,000 people as the support act for her cousin, Tommy Tiernan, on his Bovinity tour, She also played the ditzy waitress, Emer, on RTE2’s youth-orientated chat show The Cafe. 'The fastest-rising comedy talent in the country' (Irish Times) 'Her laid back delivery and engaging stories are both interesting and unique' (Finhouse Comedy) 'Eleanor Tiernan is far and away the best comic actress I have seen on stage' (Hot Press Ireland).
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