Directed by Phoebe Bourke for Berk’s Nest.
EVELYN MOK – ‘HYMEN MANOEUVRE’
Featured on BBC 3, Channel 4 and dubbed ‘The Swedish Amy Schumer’ by Comedy Central, the award winning swedish comedian explores first-generation guilt, intersectionality and adult virginity in this confident, smart and ‘powerful debut’ (Chortle.co.uk).
Described by the Guardian as a “fringe hit”, ‘Hymen Manoeuvre‘ garnered favourable reviews from publications, audiences, industry and special mentions from Graham Norton and Sarah Millican. It also recievied the Best Comedy Newcomer award at the inaugural Indie Awards presented by The Pleasance Theatre Trust.
‘Hymen Manoeuvre‘ played at Soho Theatre, 5-7 febuary 2018.
PRESS FOR ‘HYMEN MANOEUVRE’
WINNER of Best Comedy Newcomer at The Pleasance Indie Awards
‘an intelligent and sensitive show which seamlessly weaves personal anecdotes with complex cultural and political themes… a refreshing hour of finely crafted stand-up’
– ★★★★ The Skinny
‘Uncensored, unapologetic and… wildly refreshing’
– ★★★★ BroadwayBaby
‘honest and revealing comedy… both poignant and funny’
– ★★★★ ShortCom
‘Brilliantly sharp… a perfect Edinburgh debut’
– ★★★★ The Student Newspaper
‘fascinating… she keeps the jokes and surprises coming’
– The Times
‘an emotionally engrossing ride’