Josie Long

at The Lowry, Salford
£18.60

Includes booking fee

Customers with disabilities please call 0161 876 2183 to book

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Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very hard to pin down indie-underdog-nightmare Josie Long is back with a new show for the first time in five years. It’s about the mind-bending intensity of new motherhood, but mostly about kindness, gentleness, and joy.

The aim is for you to come out of it feeling optimistic about the future, although that’s a big ask. At the very least there will be some really silly voices, and that’s not nothing.

Josie Long

Josie Long appearing at this event

Claiming her first BBC Comedy Award by the age of 17, Josie returned to performing after finishing University, notably at the Edinburgh Fringe, where she carried on winning awards for 'Kindness and Exuberance' (Best Newcomer) and later in 2007/8 for 'Trying Is Good'. She regularly writes for The Guardian and has appeared on The Island (Channel 4), The Superhuman’s Show (Channel 4), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit. The Telegraph have described her as 'one of the most exciting female comics around'. Josie's humour is warm, optimistic and endearing, filled with rambling daft tales and all the things she likes in the world and which cheer her up. 'An original and unflagging spirit, oozing enthusiasm and intellect… Long builds delightful comedy worlds' (The Times) 'An absolute delight' (Time Out) 'An original and unflagging spirit... A passion for ideas and creativity... this is a lovely show' (The Guardian).

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The Lowry

  • Pier 8, Salford Quays
  • Salford
  • M50 3AZ

Website:
thelowry.com
Booking:
0843 208 6000
Disabled Booking:
0161 876 2183
Disabled access:
Silver Status

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