Barbara Nice is an ordinary housewife, mother of five, keen ‘Take A Break’ reader and occasional stage-diver!
With her enviable track record of garnering 5-star reviews and sell-out shows, Barbara doesn't abuse the audience, she raises everyone's spirits. She will put a smile on your face and a spring in your step.
Her four-part series ‘Barbara Nice’ was broadcast in March 2017 as part of BBC Radio 2’s Comedy Showcase.
This critically acclaimed tip-top comedy character is the creation of hugely talented writer, performer and comedian Janice Connolly BEM.
Many moons ago, in a new act competition in Manchester in character as Barbara Nice, Janice was discovered by legendary comedian Peter Kay who then asked her to play Holy Mary in Phoenix Nights. The whole cast reunited in 2015 performing Phoenix Nights Live for 15 nights raising over £5m for Comic Relief.
Janice is Artistic Director and founder member of the Birmingham-based ‘Women and Theatre’ and was awarded a British Empire Medal in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list for services to community arts in the West Midlands.
Raffle **** “Piggin’ brilliant!”
Squirrel Proof *****
Edinburgh Evening News
Hiya and Higher *****
Mrs Nice *****
Edinburgh Evening News
|Fri 12/10/2018||RAFFLE!||Roundabout Tent - Stoke on Trent, Stoke-on- Trent|
|Sat 27/10/2018||RAFFLE!||Garret Theatre - Storyhouse, Chester||Visit|
|Mon 29/10/2018||RAFFLE!||Coliseum Theatre, Oldham||Visit|
|Fri 02/11/2018||RAFFLE!||Civic Arts Centre, Oswaldtwistle||Visit|
|Sat 17/11/2018||RAFFLE!||Kardomah 94 - Hull comedy festival , Hull||Visit|
|Fri 30/11/2018||RAFFLE!||Halifax Playhouse, Halifax||Visit|
|Sat 01/12/2018||Festive Special||Lowry Quays Theatre, Salford Quays||Visit|
|Sat 08/12/2018||Festive Special||The Rondo Theatre, Bath||Visit|
|Tue 11/12/2018||Festive Special||Comedy Junction, Sutton Coldfield,||Visit|
|Wed 12/12/2018||Festive Special||LST - Museum of Comedy, London||Visit|
|Tue 18/12/2018||Festive Special||Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Southampton||Visit|
|Fri 21/12/2018||Festive Special||Masham Town Hall, Masham||Visit|
|Sat 22/12/2018||Festive Special||Waterside Studio, Sale||Visit|
|Sat 16/02/2019||RAFFLE!||The Cookie , Leicester||Visit|
|Sat 09/03/2019||RAFFLE!||Ellesmere Port Civic Hall, Ellesmere Port|
|Thu 21/03/2019||RAFFLE!||The Neeld Arts Centre, Chippenham||Visit|
|Sun 31/03/2019||RAFFLE!||Birmingham Glee Club studio, Birmingham||Visit|
|Thu 18/04/2019||RAFFLE!||Bridgwater Arts Centre, Bridgwater||Visit|