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Funny Cow (2018, Maxine Peake, Stephen Graham)



A woman who has a funny bone for a backbone, Funny Cow charts the rise of a female stand-up comic who delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure in the sometimes violent and always macho clubs of Northern England in the ’70s.

production details
UK / 103 minutes / 2018

Director: Adrian Shergold
Writers: Tony Pitts

Maxine Peake as Funny Cow
Stephen Graham as Mike/Funny Calf’s Dad
Alun Armstrong as Lenny
Kevin Eldon as Danny
Duggie Brown as Old Man
Tony Pitts as Bob
Paddy Considine as Angus
Hannah Walters as Jean
Christine Bottomley as Funny Calf Mum
Lindsey Coulson as Funny Cow Mum
Diane Morgan as Margaret
Macy Shackleton as Funny Calf
Hebe Beardsall as Funny Calf
Tom Gibbons as Young Bob
Ashton Steele as Young Mike
Vic Reeves as Ventriloquist
John Bishop as Colin Pine
Richard Hawley as Cream aka Rodney Chittingdon
Corinne Bailey Rae as Coffee
Graham Hughes as Jacques LeCock
Bobby Knutt as Crookes Club Concert Secretary
Kevin Rowland as Jeff
Dominic Brunt as Landlord
Adam Gillen as Ginger Youth
Lee Worswick as Ginger Youth’s Mate
Robert Curtis as Dial House Concert Secretary
Kate Russell-Smith as Geraldine
Steve Money as Fat Cunt
Jayne Bickerton as Mad Woman

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