Who is she?

The writer-director of acclaimed sketch group Gein’s Family Giftshop, Pritchard-McLean is an accomplished stand-up with a cutting wit.

What’s the show about?

A long, hard look at the hoary “are women funny?” debate. Long, because it’s about an hour, and hard because occasionally she messes up a joke, inadvertently proving the stereotype right.


A farmer’s daughter, Pritchard-McLean knew what a prolapse was aged eight and how to fix it with bailing twine. She also saw someone shot in the eye. At pony club.

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Hysterical Woman Pleasance Courtyard, 3-29 August (not 15), 6pm

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