Invisible Woman: Maxine Jones
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Older women are often see-through. Maxine Jones shakes off her invisibility cloak and steps into the spotlight with a stand-up routine on routine, superpowers and shyness. Maxine has featured on BBC Radio 4 Womans Hour and RTE Arena. Maxine played to packed rooms last year with Embarrassing Mother. Outstandingly funny (Entertainment.ie). Hilarious, fresh new stand-up. Brilliant. (Northern Standard). Her honesty made her comedy work for me. (Somerset County Gazette). Amicable stage presence parents will relate. (Chortle.co.uk). 'I've been coming to the Edinburgh Fringe since 1983 and have never related to a show so much (Audience member).

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