Rosie Wilby

Event review: Rosie Wilby’s Conscious Uncoupling at the Spread Eagle pub theatre, Saturday 18th March

Posted on April 3rd, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

The laughs at this show weren’t just for lesbians

Hollywood A-lister Gwynneth Paltrow and her musician ex-husband, Chris Martin, gave the phrase ‘conscious uncoupling’ to the world when they used it to describe their separation and divorce in 2014. It’s a process defined by as ‘…ending a romantic partnership or marriage in a respectful, positive and constructive way’.

Lesbians, of course, had been doing this all … Read More »

Event review: ‘Is Monogamy Dead?’ by Rosie Wilby at the Spread Eagle pub theatre, Friday 12th February

Posted on February 15th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 1 Comment

A funny show about sex, but it all got a bit frustrating, says Liz Sheppard-Jones

Billed (well, OK, I said it on Twitter) as the perfect anti-Valentine’s day date, Rosie Wilby‘s latest stand-up gig drew a good crowd at the Spread Eagle pub theatre on Friday 12th February. It’s a great, if slightly eccentric, upstairs theatre space in which audience members cross the stage to take their … Read More »

Acclaimed comic Rosie Wilby returns to Croydon’s Spread Eagle pub theatre with ‘Is Monogamy Dead?’

Posted on February 9th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Award-winning comedian Rosie Wilby brings her new show ‘Is Monogamy Dead?’ to the Spread Eagle pub theatre on Friday 12th February. 

Release begins: Prompted by the breakdown of several close friends’ long term partnerships, disgruntled serial monogamist Rosie Wilby presents a loose sequel to her Fringe Report Award winning 2009/10 show The Science Of Sex (which she recently performed in New York) after making a pact with her best friend that they are going … Read More »

Event review: Rosie Wilby, Nineties Woman, at the Spread Eagle Theatre

Posted on March 9th, by Catherine Pestano in Culture. No Comments

Once a feminist? Catherine Pestano laughs and reflects at Rosie Wilby’s one woman comedy show

Ever come across an old pile of memorabilia that once meant so much to you but now seems so much of its time? At home one Christmas, comedian Rosie Wilby came across some old copies of the feminist newspaper she was involved with as a student, and wondered what became of those … Read More »

Interview: comedian Rosie Wilby on gays, gentrification and getting over unrequited love

Posted on February 25th, by Olivia Garner in Culture. No Comments

Olivia Garner meets Rosie Wilby, Funny Women finalist, Radio 4 regular and Croydon LGBT month star

Hi Rosie! Firstly, to start off, can you tell us a little about your show, Nineties Woman?

Well, it’s a show that I took to the Edinburgh Fringe last summer and it combines a bit of comedy, multimedia and storytelling.

The show was inspired when a couple of years … Read More »