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Isy Suttie

Jane is Trying

In conversation with Viv Groskop

Starts at: Tuesday 19 October 7:45 PM
Finishes at: Tuesday 19 October 8:45 PM

She’s been trying for a baby, with increasing desperation as her thirties sail by.  Now, she’s trying to make a new start back home with her overprotective, charades-obsessed parents – leaving her career and cheating fiancé behind in London.

All whilst trying to convince herself she didn’t leave the front door unlocked, or the gas on. (Jane’s not anxious. Not really. Not like in an OCD way. Maybe.) With a flimsy job, unlikely friends, growing lists of worries, can Jane conquer her demons and step forward on her own?

Isy Suttie is a three-time British Comedy Award nominee, actress and writer of a memoir The Actual One, short stories and pieces for the Guardian, Observer, New Statesman, Red and Glamour. Her Radio 4 show Pearl and Dave won a Gold Sony Award and TV credits include Peep Show’s Dobby, Shameless, Would I Lie To You? and Q.I.

Josie Long says “Jane is Trying is laugh out loud funny, beautiful and brave. It manages to be true to life and yet
so full of funny and outrageous drama. This is the kind of book that you wish would never end. I loved it!”
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