The Space: Interviews with Jane Horrocks and Suzi Ruffell (And Audience Q&A)
Doors 6:45pm // Latest MusicBar // Tickets £18
Jane Horrocks is a renowned BAFTA-nominated actress, perhaps best known for the film Little Voice and the sitcom Absolutely Fabulous. She starred in last year’s Sky comedy series Bloods and will provide the voice of Babs in the Chicken Run sequel, due in 2023, having done so in the first animated film.1998’s Little Voice, in which she played the lead role, gained Jane much acclaim and BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations. She was also BAFTA-nominated for 2013’s Sunshine on Leith. Between 1992 and 2012, she starred as Bubbles in the highly popular sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, as well as Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie in 2016. Jane’s other TV appearances include The Amazing Mrs Pritchard, Inside No. 9, Red Dwarf, Trollied and Little Princesses. She also starred in films such as The Witches, Memphis Belle and Mike Leigh’s Life is Sweet. Her other voice work includes Teletubbies, the Watership Down series and Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride. Jane’s career began with the Royal Shakespeare Company; she went on to appear in many stage shows. The play of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice gained Jane an Olivier nomination.
Suzi Ruffell is an in much demand comedian, writer and actress, and a somewhat regular figure on many TV shows. They include Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, Richard Osman’s House of Games and QI. Her radio appearances have included The News Quiz and The Now Show. And she hosts the Like Minded Friends podcast with Tom Allen and Out with Suzi Ruffell, which has her talking with inspiring LGBTQIA+ people. She has written for the TV series’ Harry Hill’s Clubnite and Yesterday, Today & the Day Before. Her 2018 show Keeping it Classy had 16 million views on Facebook. Suzi began as a full-time stand up comedian ten year-ago and in 2019, she won the Chortle Awards’ Best Club Comic and continues to receive much acclaim for her live shows. More on her can be found at www.suziruffell.com