Preview: Funny Woman

Funny Woman - Gemma Arterton

Series 1 Episode 2

Barbara is not easily defeated, and she wins the chance to prove herself in a TV sitcom audition. Having bonded with the creative team – Barbara from Blackpool find their way into the script. Dennis is delighted – he’s always hoped to find someone like her – comedy wise.

After a nail-biting wait, they get the green light from boss Ted Sargent to make the pilot and Barbara – or as they know her – Sophie Straw – is poised to perform live in front of a studio audience. But on the eve of the show news from home derails her and she is forced to make an impossible decision.

Will she return to Blackpool and her ailing father George – or seize her moment in London?

Funny Woman

Thursday at 9.00pm on Sky Max and Now.

Image: ©Potboiler Productions; Sky Uk Limited.

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