EVELYN MOK – ‘HYMEN MANOEUVRE’
Directed by Phoebe Bourke for Berk’s Nest.
kl15.30 Scandic Frimis, Linköping
Featured on BBC 3, Channel 4 and dubbed ‘The Swedish Amy Schumer’ by Comedy Central, the award winning Swedish comedian explores first-generation guilt, intersectionality and adult virginity in this confident, smart and ‘powerful debut’ (Chortle.co.uk).
Described by the Guardian as a “fringe hit”, ‘Hymen Manoeuvre‘ garnered favourable reviews from publications, audiences, industry and fellow comedians alike, including Graham Norton and Sarah Millican, and also recievied the Best Newcomer award at the inaugural Indie Awards presented by The Pleasance Theatre Trust.
PRESS FOR ‘HYMEN MANOEUVRE’
‘an intelligent and sensitive show which seamlessly weaves personal anecdotes with complex cultural and political themes… a refreshing hour of finely crafted stand-up’ – **** The Skinny
‘Uncensored, unapologetic and… wildly refreshing’ – **** BroadwayBaby
‘honest and revealing comedy… both poignant and funny’ – **** ShortCom
‘Brilliantly sharp… a perfect Edinburgh debut’ – **** The Student Newspaper
‘fascinating… she keeps the jokes and surprises coming’ – The Times
‘an emotionally engrossing ride’ – Chortle.co.uk
WINNER of Best Newcomer at The Indie Awards (presented by The Pleasance)