Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Celebration Of Anger Tour (Autumn 2014)

Award-winning Stand-Up comedian Jo Caulfield kicks off her 'Celebration Of Anger' tour on Friday 26th September. 'Celebration Of Anger’ is Jo's brand new show exploring the things that annoy, irritate and infuriate – and embracing the joys of getting angry about them.

“Sharp-witted comedy that goes down a treat. Like a sociology textbook, but with jokes” - The Times.

“A great mix of razor-sharp observations and hilarious rants on life’s irritations” - Radio Times.

Nominated as ‘Funniest Woman’ (Loaded Awards), ‘Best Female Stand-Up’ (Chortle Awards) and one of The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups (Channel 4), Jo Caulfield is one of the most successful and instantly recognisable female comics in the UK. 

JO CAULFIELD - CELEBRATION OF ANGER - 2014 TOUR

26th September: BURTON UPON TRENT - Brewhouse Arts Centre
Box Office: 01283 508 100

27th September: BROMSGROVE - Bromsgrove Artrix 
Box Office: 01527 577 330 

28th September: INVERNESS - Eden Court
Box Office: 01463 234 234

10th October: ABERYSTWYTH - Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Box Office: 01970 62 32 32

11th October: BRISTOL - Colston Hall 
Box Office: 0844 887 1500

12th October: MANCHESTER - “Women In Comedy Festival 2014”
Box Office: 07958 642 090 

17th October: MAIDENHEAD - Norden Farm Centre for the Arts 
Box Office: 01628 788 997

18th October: PETERBOROUGH - Key Theatre Studio 
Box Office: 01733 207 239

19th October: BEDFORD - The Place 
Box Office: 01234 - 354 321

25th October: HUDDERSFIELD - Lawrence Batley Theatre 
Box Office: 01484 430 528

2nd November: HORNCHURCH - Queen’s Theatre 
Box Office: 01708 443 333

9th November: YEOVIL - Yeovil Literary Festival 
Box Office: 01935 422 884

14th November: WINCHESTER - Winchester Discovery Centre 
Box Office: 01962 873 603

21st November: BIRNAM - Birnam Arts & Conference Centre 
Box Office: 01350 727 674

4th December: HENLEY-ON-THAMES - Kenton Theatre 
Box Office: 01491 575 698

Star of Radio 4’s critically acclaimed Jo Caulfield Won’t Shut Up and It’s That Jo Caulfield Again ... and regularly seen on Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Girls Who Do Comedy and The World Stands Up. Her latest Radio 4 series, Jo Caulfield’s Speakeasy was broadcast in August and her new show The Good, The Bad and The Unexpected is scheduled for broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 2014.

Monday, September 01, 2014

Burton Upon Trent : 26th September 2014

Award-winning Stand-Up comedian Jo Caulfield hits Burton Upon Trent on Friday 26th September with her brand new show 'Celebration of Anger’, a show exploring the things that annoy, irritate and infuriate – and embracing the joys of getting angry about them.

“Sharp-witted comedy that goes down a treat. Like a sociology textbook, but with jokes” - The Times.

“A great mix of razor-sharp observations and hilarious rants on life’s irritations” - Radio Times.

Nominated as ‘Funniest Woman’ (Loaded Awards), ‘Best Female Stand-Up’ (Chortle Awards) and one of The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups (Channel 4), Jo Caulfield is one of the most successful and instantly recognisable female comics in the UK. 

Star of Radio 4’s critically acclaimed Jo Caulfield Won’t Shut Up and It’s That Jo Caulfield Again ... and regularly seen on Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Girls Who Do Comedy and The World Stands Up. Her latest Radio 4 series, Jo Caulfield’s Speakeasy was broadcast in August and her new show The Good, The Bad and The Unexpected is scheduled for broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 2014.

Jo Caulfield's Celebration of Anger will be on at: 

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton Upon Trent

Friday 26th September, 8pm 

£14  (£12.00 concessions)

Box Office: 01283 508100


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PHOTO SHOOT...

...THAT I DIDN'T USE.

 Microphone Stand

 How To Stand Near A Microphone Stand

 How To Put One Hand On A Microphone Stand

 Did I Switch Off The Iron?

 Country & Western Dancing

 What? The Cowboy Shirt? 

 I've Been Wearing Them For Years.

 What?? Every Other Comedian Has Copied Me??

 That Doesn't Surprise Me. Not In The Slightest.

 Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?

But You Are Blanche, You Are In That Chair!


No. Not This One.

 No. This One Doesn't Work Either.

 Ah...Er...I'm Going To Say No.

Maybe We Should Try Again Next Week?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Product Placement??

And you should have seen what they used my leaflets for!!






Being A Whore...

...and selling CD's after a show.




Friday, August 08, 2014

REVIEW: "CANCEL MY SUBSCRIPTION" by One4Review

One4Review review of Cancel My Subscription...

Having had a year off in 2013 Jo Caulfield makes a welcome return to what is a home gig for her now being an Edinburgh resident and the Fringe is the better for her presence.

Of course with the referendum being very much in everybody’s mind Ms Caulfield opens up with a segment on this issue poking fun at both sides and as for the campaigners…

She is in my opinion always an extremely well written and prepared comedian who has bags of top class material and this year’s offering is well up to her normal high standards. Be it drinks with her friends, her husband’s DIY skills, a pre-gig meal at Pizza Express or hotel breaks both in London and Amsterdam, these are all subjects that this creative lady can write extremely funny material about, stories where she is generally the butt of.

As a self-confessed non- joiner in there is not a lot of audience interaction but the occasional forays are non-threatening. She has stage presence in abundance and the packed out crowd at the show I attended hung on every word of the performance.

Do I have a favourite story? Well the silent train story one just shaded it for me so to find out more go see for yourselves. (One4Review.co.uk) August 2014


JO CAULFIELD

"CANCEL MY SUBSCRIPTION"

7.05pm @ STAND COMEDY CLUB

BOX OFFICE: 0131-558-7272

REVIEW: "CANCEL MY SUBSCRIPTION" by Broadway Baby

Broadway Baby review of Cancel My Subscription...

Jo Caulfield is surely one of the most intelligent comedians on the circuit. Not only are her jokes well sculpted, but she manages to keep surprising the audience with further punchlines. With Cancel My Subscription, she has created a smooth and entertaining prospect for audiences.

As Caulfield takes to the stage, she has a supremely confident air about her that comes naturally with her experience, or perhaps it was down to the fact that she found herself in her current stomping-ground of Edinburgh. There is no need for huge energy with her style of comedy, but that is because the material is so strong and the delivery so sound. The best part of Caulfield's comedy is her art of adding further layers to a seemingly simple joke; that is to say that we think we've heard the punchline until Jo slaps an even better one down on the table. And another. And sometimes even another.

The narratives were clearly the strongest part of her comedy and the show was (rightly so) based around this. They teetered on the ridge between the realistic and the absurd, resulting in a few painfully funny outcomes. The depiction of a certain hotel-based incident was a clear audience favourite. The topics took a variety of forms, including the flavour-of-the-month amongst standups this Fringe: the Scottish referendum. However, at times, Caulfield found herself relying on overused topics such as marriage and the male stereotype. Though these were still entertaining.

Caulfield did give some variety to the show, peppering us with some pre-prepared audience gags as opposed to any improvisational genius. She made up for this with the innovative decision to show us her notebook, or the holy grail of her comedy. Trialling some jokes displayed a wonderful strength in depth, some of the big laughs coming from jokes that did not even make the original show. Cancel My Subscription is certainly a safe bet for a great time. (Broadway Baby) August 2014



JO CAULFIELD
  
"CANCEL MY SUBSCRIPTION"
  
7.05pm @ STAND COMEDY CLUB

BOX OFFICE: 0131-558-7272