Grainne Maguire (2 stars)

An engaging performer who would benefit from judicious writing

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This article is from 2010.

Grainne Maguire

Flitting back and forth between a 19th-century literary fantasyland and her actual life, Maguire’s one-woman show is a rather ramshackle affair. Afflicted by a small audience, she bravely soldiers through some tired routines about Facebook and young love before personal disclosures jar the atmosphere. She’s an engaging performer who would benefit from judicious writing and a larger crowd.

The Caves, 556 5375, until 29 Aug, 10.15pm, £7 (£5).

This article is from 2010.

Grainne Maguire - We Need to Talk About Bonnets

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Is living life like you're in an Emily Bronte novel always a bad thing? Even if you’re a bit of a pisshead and don't own a bonnet. Gráinne (finalist in Hackney Empire, Funny Women, Laughing Horse and Leicester 'new act') genuinely thought life would be more exciting; but she’s, as yet, never been trapped in an attic…

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