Brilliant Cally Beaton swapped the boardroom for the green room, when Joan Rivers convinced her it wasn’t too late to try comedy in her forties. From first class air travel, to long night-drives to open mics, she’s been putting the hours in and is now reaping the rewards. We talk about why happiness is a U-shaped curve; how her polish enabled her to “hide” in the first part of her comedy career, and how she’s even now unlearning her natural authority and discovering true vulnerability onstage.
25 mins of extra content available exclusively to the Insiders Club includes Cally on a moment of stark realisation that it’s OK to be flawed; on her part in bringing South Park to the world; and whether “Fuck ‘Em” is a useful mantra…
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