Losing It
  • The House, Auditorium, Plymouth University

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Artist: Helen Lederer
Chaired by: Judi Spiers 

Millie is an agony aunt for The Good Woman Magazine. In debt, divorced and desperate, she’s about to lose her house. Worse, she has no money, a best friend with a better sex life than her, a daughter in Papua New Guinea and too much weight in places she really doesn’t want.

A hilarious, brutally honest exploration of a woman who still feels 30 but can't deny the odd stray grey...

'’Desperately funny, desperately engaging, desperately readable and desperately adorable.’’ - Stephen Fry

‘’A brilliant creation: scene after scene of blissful agony: savagely funny and I couldn't put it down.’' - Joanna Lumley 

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Helen Lederer 

Helen started out as part of a group of early 1980s comedians, including Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, the late Rik Mayall and Ben Elton who made their names at London’s Comedy Store. She is best known for her role as dippy Catriona in Absolutely Fabulous, as well as creating the 'Girl at the Bar' in Naked Video.

Helen Lederer

Judi Spiers

Judi Spiers - Chair 

After a successful career at Westward and Television South West, Judi moved to the BBC eventually presenting Pebble Millinterviewing some of the world’s leading actors, musicians, writers and directors. For the last 15 years, she has presented a hugely successful daily show on BBC Radio Devon.

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