5 Things you might not know about - Jenny Eclair

Jenny Eclair

1 When on Room 101, she managed to get jellyfish thrown down the chute.

2 In the televised cartoon of Sid the Sexist back in 1992, hers was the voice of ‘Cilla Black’.

3 Her first dabble in showbusiness came writing punk poetry and performing in a band called Cathy La Crème and the Rum Babies.

4 Her happiest moments include passing her A plus, giving birth to a baby with all its bits intact and winning the Perrier.

5 Her favourite quotation comes from Hunter S Thompson: ‘I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.’

King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, Sun 28 Oct.

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