Llewella Gideon – the UK’s best kept comedy secret!

Llewella Gideon - the UK

Comedy actress and writer Llewella Gideon is one of the few Black British female comediennes to have gained television recognition throughout her 20 year career. Her professional career began in 1989 as an original cast member and writer/performer in The Real McCoy. More recently, she is best known for roles in Nighty Night,TLC,Murder Most Horrid,the Lenny Henry Show,Comic Relief’s Scary Spice(with French and Saunders)and Absolutely Fabulous:Jennifer Saunders is such a fan, Lllewella played three different characters in three episodes. Despite all of this Llewella is one of the UK’s best kept comedy secret.

There is now a chance to catch this hidden comedy gem in south London. Llewella, a born and bred Peckhamite returns to her roots in Lambeth, playing at the Oval House Theatre – the home of her very first play – with her own full-length show: The Best of The Little Big Woman.

Forty, fat and single, Cynthia Cynical, the Little Big Woman, going through a mid life crisis, is forced into temping hell and embarks on a hilarious guided tour of her personal, professional and office lives and the characters that inhabit them, including the Office Bitch, Amma (the Ghanaian Canteen Lady with an aversion to customer service), Mrs Henry (the Office Cleaner and political pundit) and Hortense Pretentious, Chairwoman of the Black Coloureds Conservative Royal National Party and Head of Human Resources, who all share their indomitable views on the meaning of life as only they know it.

Region: All
Start Date: 01/03/2011
End Date: 19/03/2011
Start Time: 7.45pm
Venue: Oval House Theatre
Venue Address: 52-54 Kennington Oval, London
Celebs Attending: t.b.c.
Website: http://www.ovalhouse.com
Press Tickets: Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
 
Press Tickets:
Name: Debbie Vannozzi
Phone: 020 7582 0080