Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Comedy / Sophie Willan Writer[.]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Comedy / Sophie Willan Writer[.]

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Comedy / Sophie Willan Writer, comedian, theatre maker, campaigner: Sophie Willian is clearly a lady of many talents. But the Boltonborn entertainer, according to her social media profiles, prefers one simple job description: "Professional Over Sharer".

Indeed, reflecting on her impressive, varied CV so far, it's fair to say that warts-and-all candour has been the recurring theme of Willan's modus operandi. With her 2016 breakthrough show, On Record - a show which explored her troubled upbringing, from an alcoholic mother to a childhood in and out of the care system - the proud Boltonian struck the perfect balance between deep personal revelation and big belly laughs.

Willan's latest show, Branded - which plays at The Lowry on Thursday, as part of the Week 53 arts festival - continues that autographical theme. …

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