PREVIEW: Jane Postlethwaite appears in Hove Grown Festival

February 21, 2016

Jane Postlethwaite is a Funny Women Awards Finalist 2015 and a Brighton Comedy Festival Squawker Award Finalist 2015.


She is bringing her character comedy show, Made in Cumbria back for the local Hove Grown Festival. The show will be a special edition for this first time festival before it is adapted with extra characters for Brighton Fringe in May and Edinburgh Festival in August.

The show, first premiered at Brighton Fringe in 2015 to sell out audiences includes several comedy characters who welcome you into their unique and often dark world.


The characters of, Made in Cumbria include Kirsty Bird a falconry expert, Karroll Karabiner Kavannagh a survival expert, Stella Nova the first northern female astronaut, Joy Hope a childrens author and illustrator and Bri Frommage founder of Yoga-Fu which is Yoga and Kung Fu combined.

The show has been described as:

“Bloody brilliant. Loneliness and breakdown has never been funnier!” – Julian Caddy, ‎Managing Director at Brighton Fringe about Made in Cumbria 2015

“Fascinating & compelling. A wonderfully entertaining experience”  – Fringe Review  2015

The Hove Grown festival takes place from March 18-27, 2016 and promotes local writers and performers.

Event: Made in Cumbria with Jane Postlethwaite

Where: Dukebox Theatre, 3 Waterloo Street, Hove Bn3 1AQ

When: Wednesday March 23 and Friday March 25

Time: 8pm

Entry: £5

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