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Marcella's mad world.

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THE very talented and very funny Roisin Conaty is one of the most likeable comedy performers on the box.

She was a joy to watch alongside Greg Davies in the brilliant Channel 4 sitcom, Man Down, and now her own show, which debuted on E4 in 2017, has been promoted to the grown-ups' channel for its second series (GameFace, Channel 4, Wednesday).

Created and written by Conaty, she plays the hapless, "did she really do that?" character Marcella, whose private life - past and present - could be described as a mess. That's if we are being kind.

She was with her ex for 12 years - then, just two weeks after they split up, he married someone else.

Now Marcella has fallen for her driving instructor - so much so that she was distraught when she passed her driving test, and told him she failed so she could still see him for lessons. Marcella's world makes little sense - but very good comedy.


Roisin Conaty

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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jul 19, 2019
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