“This Lady’s Not for Turning Either”: Interview with Susan Calman

Scottish BAFTA winning, Funny Woman finalist, Stand up Comedian Susan Calman took some time out of rehearsals to talk to Planet London about mixing politics with comedy, reactions to her often deeply personal stand up routines, and not Googling herself. Calman, who is also known for excellent turns as a panellist on a number ofContinue reading ““This Lady’s Not for Turning Either”: Interview with Susan Calman”

Review: How (not) to make it britpop

This LifeA special performance, funded by Southwark LGBT network, and including guest appearences from some of Rosie’s old bandmates and a panel discussion on autobiography in art with Rosie Wilby, Nick Field and Brian Lobel, and chaired by Jane Czyzselska (Diva). The atmospheric Southwark Playhouse, with it’s exposed brick-lined arches, dark moody ambiance and classic Blur pumping throughContinue reading “Review: How (not) to make it britpop”

Review: Margaret Cho – Cho Dependent

Eat Sh*t and DieNot for the faint-hearted, Cho takes us on a comedy tour that is at some points close to the wire, covering subjects from abortion to cunnilingus, that constantly kept the audience laughing. Proud – of her sexuality, politics and cultural heritage – and most importantly of who she is, Cho does notContinue reading “Review: Margaret Cho – Cho Dependent”