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Funny Cow (2017)

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A comedian uses her troubled past as material for her stand-up routine, trying to rise up through the comedy circuit by playing Northern England's working men's clubs.

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Adrian Shergold

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Tony Pitts
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Cast

Credited cast:
Stephen Graham ... Mike
Alun Armstrong ... Lenny
Paddy Considine ... Angus
Maxine Peake ... Funny Cow
Diane Morgan ... Margaret
Tony Pitts ... Bob
Christine Bottomley ... Funny Calf Mum
Kevin Eldon ... Danny
Hannah Walters Hannah Walters ... Jean
Hebe Beardsall ... Young Funny Cow
Lindsey Coulson Lindsey Coulson ... Funny Cow Mum
Adam Gillen Adam Gillen ... Ginger Youth
Vic Reeves Vic Reeves ... Ventriloquist
John Bishop ... Colin Pine
Dominic Brunt ... Landlord
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A comedian uses her troubled past as material for her stand-up routine, trying to rise up through the comedy circuit by playing Northern England's working men's clubs.

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When life knocks you down, stand up ! See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Смешная корова See more »

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Comedian John Bishop has a cameo - with one of his pet English Bull Terrier dogs. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Funny Cow: You see, it's been too much for me, life. Too much and not enough. All at the same time. Listen to me going on, eh?
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Crazy Credits

Vic Reeves (Jim Moir), who plays a cabaret performer in the film, nods to his recording of 'Born Free' in 1991 with 'Vic Reeves and The Roman Numerals' which reached number 6 in the UK singles chart See more »

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Features The Red Balloon (1956) See more »

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Rise up and laugh
26 July 2018 | by maureenbuchanSee all my reviews

Somber ,but a good study of a woman who managed via her wry view to achieve success in a man comedic world ... Though the darkness we saw a flower bloom . Her jokes were off but this was an era when cruss was fash ..I must confesses the outrangesness certainly did raise a laugh ... This was a period piece . My comments would not be complete without mention if the excellent soundtrack ..


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