Edinburgh Fringe - 2007
Paintings/ Mother of St Mungo
Stop Me From
in New York
paintings by Janey were on display throughout the 2007 Edinburgh Fringe
at Arthur Smith's award-winning Arturart. For more details, see the Paintings page.
FIVE STARS: "Janey Godley's hilarious chat show takes the audience on a journey of unexpected proportions... An abundance of frank and fearless conversation, conducted with customary ribald authority by Scotland's renaissance woman... paved with comedy gold." (Herald, 6th August 2007)
know the quality of comedy we get with Janey Godley... she fits into
the hostess very well... She has an amazing line-up of guests."
"Janey Godley has the perfect qualifications for a career as a talk show host... It was Graham Norton's live chat show in Edinburgh 10 years ago which elevated him from cult success to household name and this show could well do the same thing for Godley."
(Guardian, 4th August 2007)
FIVE STARS: "Profoundly touching. A natural storyteller... instinctive
comic timing... Janey Godley's talent is immense... wholeheartedly recommended."
FOUR STARS: "Revealing, honest... hilarious one-liners... her intelligence, flair for storytelling, and razor-sharp wit make this a hot ticket this Fringe." (Chortle, 14th August 2007)
FOUR STARS: "Janey had the audience in hysterics.... A genuinely nice, touching and very, very funny woman dont miss this show!" (ScotsGay, 16th August 2007)
FOUR STARS: "She has a fouler mouth than Gordon Ramsay and a deserved reputation for being outspoken, but Janey Godley is also remarkably endearing right from the start... Some of these stories are hilarious, others tragic, but all are fascinating... She'll certainly be the one you'd most like to meet down the pub." (Three Weeks, 7th August 2007)
"Its easy to warm to Janey Godley... she just seems to enjoy a very friendly rapport with her audience... Audience laughter is punctuated with guilty gasps of horror, but they still demand another story when the show comes to an end. And Godley happily obliges."
(The Stage , 20th August 2007)
laughs. She gets them. And she deserves every single one"
Glaswegian comic is honest and kind-hearted but at the same time takes
no nonsense... She is a brilliant storyteller... by the end of this
satisfying, endearing performance, I think few audience members could
claim they weren't won over."
the knuckle... Compelling"
by many as Scotland's funniest woman... keeping her vow to Tell It
Like It Is!"
for a good night out is the loudmouthed and hilarious Scots comedian
Janey Godley in her one-woman show, Tell It Like It Is"
most devilishly outspoken comedy"