Friends and collaborators including Ross Noble, Alan Davies, Meera Syal, Morwenna Banks, Jimmy Mulville and Ricky Grover celebrate the former psychiatric nurse’s stellar career in comedy. It was the late 1980s when Jo turned to stand-up, braving the male-dominated alternative comedy circuit. Voted Stand Up of the Year at the 1995 British Comedy Awards, her fearless wit made her a darling of the panel and quiz show circuit. The new millennium brought new comedy gravitas as she wrote and starred in nursing series Getting On and Damned, about social workers.
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