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Fern Brady on stand-up, sexism and stripping

As the Glasgow Comedy Festival launches into its 18th year, Fern Brady recalls her best (and worst) gigs. Plus: other shows to see.

Ashley Davies, The Times, 14th March 2020

Fern Brady: Power and Chaos review

The Scottish comic hits some acerbic highs with an oddly episodic set that hops from politics to porn to parenthood.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 14th November 2019

Review: Fern Brady @ The Stand, Newcastle

Following a sold-out Edinburgh fringe run, Fern Brady popped into The Stand on her massive UK tour as part of the venue's Newcastle Alternative festival.

Jordan Best, Narc Magazine, 24th October 2019

Fern Brady: fighting back against everyday sexism

Comedian Fern Brady has prepared a selection of ready-made comebacks for everyday sexism in the workplace - get ready to laugh.

Lauren Geall, Stylist, 22nd August 2019

Comedy King Of Scottish Twitter crowned

A judging panel of comedians appearing at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, including Fern Brady, Mark Nelson, Janey Godley and Ray Bradshaw has revealed @marcsimps0n as the winner of Scotland's funniest tweet.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 20th August 2019

Fern Brady: Lewis Capaldi & Limmy making Fringe cool

The acid-tongued Bathgate star has become one of the most recognisable acts in British comedy and has just added an extra date to her sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run.

Simon Houston, The Scottish Sun, 17th August 2019

Edinburgh Fringe comedy goes gender-fluid

Did you hear the one about the stand-up comedian's mother-in-law? She's a hard-working lawyer who was really supportive when the kids were born and he's extremely grateful actually.

Stephen Armstrong, The Sunday Times, 11th August 2019

Is stand-up too woke and ruining things for audiences?

At this year's Fringe, the battle lines are drawn between shows defending the comedian's right to offend and less divisive offerings.

Rachael Healy, i Newspaper, 6th August 2019