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  • Start: Monday 27 March - 20:00
  • Estimated End: Monday 27 March - 21:40
  • Rating: 16+
  • Auditorium: Cellar Bar

Admission: £12 (conc £10)

Nominated for Best Newcomer in the Chortle Comedy Awards 2017

Bolton born Sophie grew up in and out of the Care System. At 23, the State unexpectedly handed over all of her personal records. In her deeply personal show, this very special rising star explores who she is today through the eyes of the numerous experts that assessed her growing up. Expect brutal honesty and glorious unpredictability from this bright, bold and utterly brilliant new star. Reviews from Edinburgh Festival 2016

“Deeply moving and incredibly funny.” The Herald 5 stars

“Sophie is authentic and effortlessly makes people laugh about complex situations.” Arts Award Voice 5 stars

“Willan has mastered the art of turning personal pain into very funny, ¬meaningful comedy … She nails the correlation between ¬poverty, addiction and mental ¬illness … A remarkably assured Fringe debut.” The Scotsman 4 stars

“An exciting new force in British stand up!” London is Funny 4 stars

“Wise, confessional and bloody funny … A very entertaining two-fingered salute to the ‘hangover of poverty’.” The List 4 stars

“Funny, fearless and free – Sophie Willan was born to do this.” Beyond The Joke 4 stars

“An uplifting hour, packed out with laughs.” One4Review 4 stars

“Willan sandwiches one hell of a life story into a delightful performance.” The Skinny 4 stars

“Storming the stage in a blur of twerking, grooving and gyrating, Sophie Willan is an energetic ball of humour.” Edinburgh Festivals Magazine 4 stars

“On Record is a celebration of enduring love, even at times when people male themselves very difficult to care about.” Female Arts 4 srars

“Victoria Wood with an attitude problem.” BBC Comedy