Maxine Jones: Full Circle
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Maxine (RTE, BBC R4, Embarrassing Mother, Invisible Woman) plans to move back to the UK after raising sons in Ireland. Whats changed? What has she learnt over her lifetime? What does anybody ever learn? Does everything always come full circle? Can she still cartwheel? Progress is a myth. Everything comes round again, from karma and fashions to the mistakes we make. But (despite the worries circling in her head, e.g. nearly 60 and no pension) going round in circles can be fun. Witty, warm and polished (Brighton Review). Outstandingly funny ( Top 10 feminist fatales (