Eleanor Tiernan - Rogue

Despite what her suggestive poster may imply – a rebellious, confident femme fatale – in reality, Eleanor Tiernan is a rather awkward yet chirpy individual, with a witty and quirky personality and a smile that could make the crudest and nastiest of jokes sound like tales of joy. With only three people in the audience, she carries on with her set as if she were playing a sold out show. She uses the small audience to her advantage, chatting to them and getting to know them, even using the information they give her about themselves as material or refers to it later within her own often observational material.

Talking about her childhood and growing up in Alnmouth, Ireland, her issues with anxiety and problems with relationships, Tiernan delivered an hour what she referred to as her best jokes. Although she seems a bit nervous at times, looking at notes on her hand for prompts of her next joke and often stuttering in between each, resulting in a show with limited sense of flow, she is nevertheless a very likable comedienne and delivers some top notch material, often using topical issues such as the Olympics and the Pussy Riot campaign as fresh comic sources.

Although she may not come across as the most professional and confident comedienne, her kooky, friendly nature and Irish sense of humour engages the small audience and leaves us comically satisfied.

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The Blurb

Stand-up comic / ex-civil servant talking on stage. A humorous hybrid of Sinead O’Connor and Carol Vorderman. Expect gags, diagrams and blistering logic. May contain useless information. 'A touch of whimsy grounded in astute observation' (Chortle.co.uk).

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