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Ellen Briggs where are your kids tonight?


My husband has been working overseas for 8 months of the year for 25 years now.  Long before our children were born, and he has never been asked, not even once, “So who has your kids this weekend?” Never’ Working in stand-up comedy means working mostly evenings, and couple that with living in a regional area, it also means travelling…

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Mandy Nolan on taking the stand


  ‘..33 years on I stand proud in that I have claimed my place. I have held my voice above the crowd. I can command a room, a fee, and some fucking respect.’   I was just 17 when I started out as a stand-up comedian. Thirty three years ago women didn’t do stand-up. At least not very many. Why…

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