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Jacuzzi Baxter: The Legend - Part One
Jade The Folk Singer in The Happy Show
James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids
Janey Godley: Good Godley!
Jason Byrne: That's Not A Badger
Jason Wood: Being Glorious
Jay Sodagar & Juliet Meyers in 4.2 Tolerance
Jeff Green: From A-Z
Jenny Eclair: The Andy Warhol Syndrome
Jeremy Lion's Happy Birthday
Jim Jeffries: Porn Idol
Jim Sweeney: My MS And Me
Jimmy Carr: Public Display of Affection
Jo Caulfield: Role Model
Joanna Neary Is Not Feeling Herself
Joel Elnaugh: Alone Again Naturally
John Bishop: Peddling Stories
John Hegley: Uncut Confetti
John Oliver & Andy Zaltzman: Erm, It's About T
John Ryan: Never Growing Up
John Ryan: Stupid Monkey!
Jongleurs Comedy Show
Julian Fox: New Spaces For Role Models
Julie Burchill Is Away
Just A Minute
Just Push The Button
Just The Tonic Comedy Club
Jo Caulfield: Role Model
As one of the UK's best female comics, Jo Caulfield is an admired role-model to budding stand-ups across the land. But what does it really take to step into the shoes of the classic "role model"?
Jo Caulfield is a doyenne of audience banter, instinctively putting everyone at ease so they feel relaxed enough to share their good humour, too.
Which is a brilliant, and much underrated, skill for a comedy club, though in a full-length solo show it can feel as if she's being a conduit for the humour of others, as much outlining her own comic vision.
The idea for this show came from an American friend who overcame her panic attacks by a two-pronged psychological approach. One was that on the onset of her fear, she would put herself in the shoes of a personal hero, and imagine what they would do in that situation. The second was to compile a list of all the anxieties gnawing away at her confidence, then tear it up, symbolically conquering her demons.
So, for the first half of the show, Caulfield considers the idea of role models. Hers was once Calamity Jane, and she still has a tomboyish streak to this day, as well as the comedy inspirations of Joan Rivers, Billy Connolly and her Scottish husband whose bizarre opinions have a habit of finding their way into her act.
After wittily explaining this, she emailed 010 of her friends whom she asked to name their role models with, as they say, hilarious results. The suggestions of the audience tonight provide more grist for the mill, especially in the reasons given.
Then she moves onto a hilarious segment of the show based on extracts from the guidebook Scotland For Dummies, aimed at American readers. Their idiotic, naive, tips, are so funny in their ignorance, that they speak for themselves, with Caulfield coaxing a few extra laughs from her incredulity.
The second part of the show sees a compilation of pet peeves, some again provided by the audience when they waited in the queue.
But it's Caulfield's own list of things that make her angry and annoyed that's the clincher: a hugely impressive set of quickfire observational comedy, stripped of the bogus conversation elements of the genre and instead producing one funny line after another for a brilliant, relentless catalogue of solid gags.
It's here, at last, that Caulfield's comic talents get the best chance to shine, and they're dazzling. If only we'd seen such density of gags sooner, the show would have felt as substantial as it is entertaining.
Seen her before at just general stand up and thought she was great, this is the first time I have seen her full show and was a bit disappointed that it was a bit average! Maybe it was just me
Excellent stage presense...loved her delivery! A bit weak/short on material at times but liked her very much.
She is the best comic around, I love her work.
Jo Caulfield: Better The Devil You Know
Jo Caulfield: It's Not That Important
A Seriously Funny Attempt To Get The SFO in The Dock
Funny Women gala 2005
Funny Women Gala 2006
Jo Caulfield Goes To Hell
Jo Caulfield: Two-Faced Bitch?
The Jo Caulfield Radio Show
Jo Caulfield Won't Shut Up
Jo Caulfield: Cruel To Be Kind
Itch: A Scratch Event 
Jo Caulfield: Thinking Bad Thoughts
Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit 2013