Jenny Eclair

Preview: Jenny Eclair's Little Lifetimes

There has been a lot of talk recently of pocket playlets making a comeback with Michael Sheen and David Tennant's Zoom-based Staged and Alan Bennett's Talking Heads returning. 

But on radio this type of intimate format has never really gone away. The storytelling template doesn't need elaborate sets and pyrotechnics. Just captivating tales well told. Comedian/writer Jenny Eclair is now on her sixth series of Little Lifetimes, the Radio 4 series of short stories in which different women share their secrets in each episode.


News: New Non-Fiction Menopause Book By Jenny Eclair

Quercus Books is to publish a refreshingly honest menopause survival guide Older and Wider by comedian Jenny Eclair. 

Jane Sturrock acquired world rights excluding US & Canada from Katie McKay and Richard Allen-Turner at Avalon.


News: Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer Line-Up Revealed With Russell Howard, Jenny Eclair, Joel Dommett, Mo Gilligan In The Mix

The Great British Bake Off will get the celebrity treatment once more as stars from across the worlds of acting, comedy, entertainment and sport come together to do their bit in the fight against cancer.

News: Jenny Eclair, Mark Gatiss Join Celebrity Portrait Artist Line-Up

Jenny Eclair and Mark Gatiss are among the amateur artists in this year's Celebrity Portrait Artist of the Year. .

Stephen Mangan and Joan Bakewell are back on Sky Arts, the UK’s only TV channel dedicated to arts, music and culture, on Tuesday 17 December at 8pm with a brand-new series.


Edinburgh Fringe Review 2019 – So You Think You're Funny? Final 2019, Gilded Balloon

The final week of the Edinburgh Fringe feels like it is full of comedians being up for all sorts of prizes, but this is an important one. Previous winners include Peter Kay, Dylan Moran and Lee Mack and more recently Aisling Bea and Tom Allen so this is a genuine feather in your comedy cap.


News: Jenny Eclair And Judith Holder Launch Older And Wider Podcast

Jenny Eclair (Perrier Award winning comedian, writer and star of hit BBC TV series Grumpy Old Women) and Judith Holder (best-selling author of the first Grumpy Old Women book and producer of the hit BBC TV series), co-writers of the internationally successful Grumpy Old Women Live stage shows, have launched thei


News: Grumpy Old Women Eclair, Keane & Roper Hit The Road

Grumpy Old Women Live (GOW Live) will embark on a 60-date nationwide tour with GOW Live: To The Rescue from 28th March to 24th June 2018. Perrier Award winning comedian, writer and star of GOW Live Jenny Eclair welcomes the return of original cast member Olivier Award-nominated actor, singer and comedian Dillie Keane (Fascinating Aida) and new recruit, actor and comedian Lizzie Roper (Hollyoaks Ch4, Boy Meets Girl BBC Two) for a brand-new 90 minutes of ‘full-fat’, ‘batteries i


News: RSC for Jenny Eclair

Comedian Jenny Eclair is to perform her latest acclaimed show, How to Be a Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane), at the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

The one-off gig takes place on October 8.


Interview: Rarely Asked Questions – Jenny Eclair

Jenny Eclair is getting some of the best reviews of her career for her latest show, How To Be A Middle-Aged Woman (Without Going Insane).


News: Jenny Eclair Postpones Shows Due To Illness

Jenny Eclair was forced to postpone shows on her current How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane) tour at the weekend due to illness.

On Saturday she apologised to her fans via Twitter: "I'm on steroids for a chest infection. I was gasping for air on stage last night I'm so sorry everyone - I need to mend."

Performances at the Y in Leicester and the Stables in Milton Keynes were postponed. Tickets will be transferable to the new dates when they are announced. 



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