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Due to the UK’s ongoing Covid situation, Jenny Eclair is rescheduling her brand new stand-up tour, SIXTY! (FFS!) to mark her 60th year, moving from March 2021 to September 2021 . Having turned 60 in March 2020, just before the country went into the first lockdown, Jenny can now finally look forward to celebrating this overdue milestone with her fans come the autumn. The tour kicks off at Leicester Y Theatre on 2ndSeptember, including a night at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre on 28th September and ending at Newbury Corn Exchange on 17th February 2022. All rescheduled dates are listed on jennyeclair.com
Having hit 60 (but still a year younger than Madonna), Jenny Eclair AKA ‘The Face of Vagisan’ confronts a new decade of decrepitude. Now that it takes 20 minutes of scrolling down to find her DOB when she’s filling in forms online, should she celebrate or crawl into a hole? What will her 60’s hold for this 1960’s babe and is it a legal requirement to buy Nordic walking poles?
Jenny said, “I’m so sorry to be mucking you around again, but we can’t tour this show until its safe for you, the audience, so get those jabs ASAP folks and keep safe, because I can’t wait to see you.”
Jenny was the first woman to win the prestigious Perrier Award and this latest tour follows her previous sell-out show, How To be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane), which toured the UK and had a run at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
She currently co-hosts the Older and Wider podcast with Grumpy Old Women producer Judith Holder, having written the internationally successful Grumpy Old Women Live stage shows together. She has many TV and radio credits to her name, including the Grumpy Old Women series (BBC Two), The Great Celebrity Bake Off For Stand Up To Cancer (Channel 4), Loose Women (ITV), Splash (ITV) and I’m a Celebrity (ITV). She hosted Craftivism (BBC Four) in February and is set to host a brand new series Drawers Off (Channel 4) in the spring. Her radio series of monologues Little Lifetimes (BBC Radio 4) has recently been commissioned for a seventh series. West End theatre credits include Steaming, Mum’s the Word and both Grumpy Old Women Live and Chin Up Britain, co-written by Eclair and Holder.
Her brand new book - Older and Wider, A Survivor’s Guide to the Menopause made The Sunday Times Best Sellers List over the summer and is out in paperback on 18th February. Jenny is also a Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of the critically acclaimed novels Camberwell Beauty, Having a Lovely Time and Life, Death and Vanilla Slices, as well as the Richard and Judy bestseller, Moving, the short story collection, Listening In and her latest novel Inheritance.
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