Having grown up in Tasmania at a time when her very sexuality was illegal, Hannah Gadsby has forged her anger into an annihilating comic weapon. Her new show “Nanette” is a heart-wrenching piece of work that rails against the failings of comedy itself to tell enough of the truth. We talk about honesty and accessibility, and her decision to stop being a comedian. See Stu’s live interview with Aunty Donna 22nd April [https://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2017/shows/the-comedian-s-comedian]
More on Hannah Gadbsy [http://hannahgadsby.com.au/]See Stu’s stand-up live in Melbourne [https://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2017/shows/stuart-goldsmith-title-tbc] Like Stu’s Facebook Fanpage [www.facebook.com/StuartGoldsmithComedy]
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Posted by Stuart Goldsmith on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017.
Categories: Audiences, Comedy, Depression, Edinburgh, Equality, Feminism, Gender, Hannah Gadsby, Melbourne, Mental Health, Storytelling, TV.
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