Experiencing Interruptions?


Never is a monologue written to highlight the affects of loneliness and the way we as a society, that is ever increasing in age, still continues to ignore, overlook and allow isolation. Often the elderly are simply afraid. Despite appearing to chose loneliness it isn't necessarily a choice but in fact fear...

  • Jo Burke
  • Jo Burke
  • Jo Burke
  • David Shackleton
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    8 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 30, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    100 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Jo Burke

I am an actor, comedian, writer and Director. I studied Theatre and Performance at Goldsmiths University and The Drama Studio London.

I started writing sketches whilst at Goldsmiths and since then have written, produced, directed and performed five, four star, Edinburgh Festival shows and was a ‘So You Think That’s Funny?’ Finalist.

In 2015 my debut comedy book/autobiography ‘iScream’ reached No.17 on Amazon
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★★★★ Show Reviews:

Jo is brilliantly funny, and this heartwarming show will leave you with a smile on your face many hours after you leave the theatre - Everything Theatre

Burke is a talented, creative performer, she is charming and the audience cannot help but love her - Fringe Review

Miranda Hart has strong competition - Remote Goat

Burke is clearly very talented, oozing charm and confidence - Broadway Baby

Jo Burke's Mary Magdalene act stole the show. Her burlesque piece had me crying - Simon Donald, Creator of Viz

Cracking set - Andy Parsons, Mock the Week

In 2016 I entered the exciting world of children’s books. ‘Standing on Custard’ and ‘A Squirrel’s Tail’ are available via www.standingoncustard.com and are huge hit with, children, parents and teachers.

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