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Q&A: Susan Calman

In the lead up to our big Standard Issue Stands Up For Comic Relief gig at the Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue on Monday 11… wait, it’s to-fucking-night! Sweet fancy Moses, we’re excited. We asked each of our line-up a few questions. Today, it’s smart and silly Scottish standup and topical show favourite Susan Calman.

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Targeting Ovarian Cancer: Susan Calman is on board

Throughout March, Target Ovarian Cancer are encouraging us to get up close and familiar with symptoms of a disease which kills 4,300 women every year in the UK. In the first of a series of features, Sam Wonfor talks to Susan Calman, one of the charity’s ambassadors.

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The Crab of Hate

In Susan Calman’s new book, Cheer Up Love, she talks candidly about her depression, via stories, humour and a bit of the serious stuff.

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Gigcast: In Conversation in Glasgow

For those of you who couldn’t make Glasgow’s In Conversation event with Sarah Millican, Susan Calman and Jo Caulfield, we’ve done this gigcast. Contains laughs, death and the perils of all-you-can-eat gravy.

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Without Victoria Wood, I’d be nothing

After the sad death of the comedy legend who inspired so many female standups, Susan Calman tells us what she meant to her.

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In Conversation with Standard Issue

Back in October, we gathered brilliant women Sarah Millican, Bridget Christie, Susan Calman and Katherine Ryan onstage and our editor Mickey Noonan chatted with them about comedy, women, feminism and all sorts of other stuff.

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The horror! The horror!

Susan Calman wasn’t always a horror geek. In fact, the genre used to scare her shitless in the bad way. She explains how that all changed.

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Why I newly ❤️ exercise

After decades of heavy smoking and little movement, Susan Calman decided enough was enough. And now she’d like to offer you two tickets to the gun show.

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Backstage natter

Last Monday, nine of the country’s best standups appeared at Standard Issue Stands Up For Comic Relief. Hannah Dunleavy had a chat with them backstage. When she could get a word in edgeways. Here she speaks to Susan Calman, Holly Walsh and Jessica Fostekew.

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Why I want to be the first female Doctor

A decade after Doctor Who burst back onto our screens, Susan Calman has a proposition for its makers.