Susan Calman (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Susan Calman

A vitriolic manual in self-loathing

Glasgow’s pint-sized, squeaky-voiced professional lesbian talks us through her obituary. Written when she was drunk, it’s a vitriolic manual in self-loathing. Calman deftly manages the tricky task of stuffing truth into a comedy-shaped bag tied up with a punchline to create a warm, believable package.

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Susan Calman - Constantly Seeking Susan

  • 3 stars

Let the award-winning Glaswegian fireball take you on a journey of self-discovery, self-assessment and selfishness. After all, the show is about her, not you. Bring a date! Bring a friend! Bring a stranger! Bring your pets! Bring yourself! As seen on Bafta award-winning 'Blowout' (Channel 4), 'Rab C Nesbitt' (BBC2) and…

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