Humour, her: Alison Spittle

With her refreshing approach to standup, Spittle is a comedian on the up. Ahead of her show in Whelan’s, she discusses saying no to fear and yes to opportunity

22nd January, 2017
Alison Spittle Pic: Fergal Phillips

Alison Spittle doesn’t know where to begin.

In the bar of a Dublin hotel, the Irish comedian is stopping and starting, going down conversational highways and byways, in between sips of tea and tugs at her hoodie, which is falling off her shoulders and generally seems as out of place on her body as she appears to feel in this bar.

What becomes gradually obvious is that she’s a little nervous of this...

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