Funny Kind Of Love [Radio Scotland]

Julia Sutherland introduces comedians tackling the darker side of love.

Heartbreak, sexuality and breakdowns are not aspects of relationships you'd expect to laugh at, but in this show, that's exactly what we want you to do. Live stand up and insightful interviews reveal the struggles these comedians have faced in their relationships, but have managed to turn into laughter.

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Julia Sutherland introduces comedians tackling the darker side of love.

Funny Kind Of Love—episode 220180216

Julia Sutherland introduces comedians tackling the darker side of love.

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Julia Sutherland introduces comedians tackling the darker side of love.

Heartbreak, sexuality and breakdowns are not aspects of relationships you'd expect to laugh at, but in this show, that's exactly what we want you to do. Live stand up and insightful interviews reveal the struggles these comedians have faced in their relationships, but have managed to turn into laughter.Raymond Mearns bears his soul on his divorce, coming to terms with 25 years of alcoholism and trying, not always successfully, to love himself.

Transgender, lesbian comedian Bethany Black is utterly fearless onstage - happy to share the most intimate details of her love life with strangers, but she reveals the pain and struggle of her personal journey to get there.

TV presenter and aspiring comedian Gail Porter has had every aspect of her private life scrutinised and raked over by tabloids and gossip magazines. But despite divorce, alopecia and a bi-polar diagnosis - Gail braves the stage, where she isn't afraid to bite back.

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Julia Sutherland goes in search of comedy in dark places, featuring comedians tackling taboo aspects of love and relationships through laughter, live on stage in Edinburgh.

Julia Sutherland introduces comedians tackling the darker side of love.