Forget stand by your man… it’s time to Stand By Your Nan!

‘Wonderful tales.’ 4 stars, 


‘Brilliant’ Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5 live.



Comedian Rachel Sambrooks takes a look at the funny side of getting old with Stand by Your Nan, a comedy show dedicated to rebellious nans and outrageous grans. 


Uncover the secret world of Rachel’s gran Eve, a working class housewife who went on spiritual quests, earned her art degree at 88 - and baked mystery flans. 


Hear hilarious tales of Eve and other unusual old ladies who refuse to knit quietly, and bring some of your own. (Wearing purple is optional.)


You can catch Stand By Your Nan at Birmingham Comedy Festival, Everybody’s Reading Festival (Leicester) and Funny Things Festival (Wolverhampton) this October. 


This show is suitable for ages 14+. Because you're never too old to have a laugh.


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8 October - Birmingham, Birmingham Comedy Festival 

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26 October - Leicester, Everybody’s Reading Festival 

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27 October - Wolverhampton, Funny Things Festival

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About Rachel Sambrooks

Rachel is a stand-up comedian and poet, Sitcom Trials finalist, Edinburgh Fringe 2016, semi-finalist Nearly New Comic 2017, Writer on BBC Radio's Newsjack and World Cup Tapes.


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Got a brilliant nan story? Tweet your funniest and most inspiring nan stories to @labellaraquella with the hashtag #standbyyournan. 


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