“Maxine Peake Is Magnificent” In “Funny Cow” Which Debuts On DVD August 27

Maxine Peake heads an all-star Brit cast in the sometimes tragic but always comic Funny Cow which arrives on Download from August 13 and DVD from August 27.

This intimate portrayal of a female comedian trying to break into the male dominated world of the working men’s clubs is out to download and own on DVD this August.

Funny Cow charts one woman’s rise to success within the stand-up comedy circuit of the North of England of the 70s and 80s.

Funny Cow - Maxine Peake

From her troubled childhood to her turbulent adult relationships, the “Funny Cow” uses the raw material of her life experiences to bring her unique style of comedy to the stage. As a stand-up comedienne in an all-male world, the film delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure.

Peake gives a stand-out performance as the eponymous Funny Cow, alongside Paddy Considine, Stephen Graham, Alun Armstrong, John Bishop, Diane Morgan and Jim Moir.

Funny Cow is available to download from August 13 and on DVD from August 27.

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