Funny Cow. Funny Cow (Maxine Peake). Copyright: Moviehouse Entertainment
Funny Cow

Funny Cow

  • 2018 film

Comedy drama focusing on a female comedian who performs on the northern working mens' club circuit in the 1970s & 1980s. Stars Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts, Vic Reeves, Kevin Eldon and more.

Funny Cow. Funny Cow (Maxine Peake). Copyright: Moviehouse Entertainment

Key details

Genre
Film
Released
2018
Stars
Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts, Vic Reeves, Kevin Eldon, Christine Bottomley, Stephen Graham, Macy Shackleton and more
Writer
Tony Pitts
Directors
Adrian Shergold and Graham Drover
Producers
Kevin Proctor and Mark Vennis
Companies

Funny Cow charts the rise to stardom of a female comedienne through the 1970s and 1980s. It is set against the backdrop of working men's clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit of the North of England.

From her troubled childhood to her turbulent adult relationships, the Funny Cow uses the raw material of her life experiences to bring her unique style of comedy to the stage. A stand-up comedienne in an all-male world, Funny Cow delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure.

Additional details

Tagline
A woman with a funnybone for a backbone
UK certificate
15
Duration
103 minutes
UK release
Friday 20th April 2018
Produced
2016
UK premiere
Monday 9th October 2017, Vue Leicester Square
Distributors

Entertainment One

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

All previous repeats
  • Monday 4th October 2021 at 11:50pm on Film4
  • Monday 7th June 2021 at 12:10am on C4
  • Thursday 24th September 2020 at 11:15pm on Film4

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