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Funny Cow

2017 British comedy film. Stars Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts, Stephen Graham, Kevin Eldon, Vic Reeves, Richard Hawley, John Bishop, Graham Fellows and others.

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Funny Cow

Comedy drama focusing on a female comedian working the northern working mens' club circuit in the 1970s & 1980s

Genre
Film
Released
2017
Starring
Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts, Stephen Graham, Kevin Eldon, Vic Reeves, Richard Hawley, John Bishop and others
Writer
Tony Pitts
Director
Adrian Shergold
Producers
Kevin Proctor and Mark Vennis

Funny Cow charts the rise of a female comedian through the 1970s and 1980s industrial Northern England.

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

Maxine Peake plays the lead role, Tony Pitts her violent soul mate, Paddy Considine is her middle class lover and Stephen Graham her father.

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