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In Conversation with Janey Godley

  • The Stand's New Town Theatre 96 George Street Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom (map)

Multi award-winning, take-no-prisoners, passionate, lyrical, totally honest Scottish comedienne, TV and radio regular, playwright, blogger, bestselling author, columnist and, er, Trump nemesis talks to Graham Spiers about her Glasgow upbringing and her fierce and rare talent.

Her 2006 autobiography Handstands In The Dark describes being brought up amid near-Dickensian squalour in tough East End of Glasgow and sexually abused by her uncle, Janey married into a Glasgow criminal family as a teenager, then found herself having to cope with the murder of her mother, violence, religious sectarianism, abject poverty and a frightening family of in-laws.

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