Or possibly not.
We loves our Joanie, and frankly, she can keep coming back to Liverpool all she wants. But her new dates – penciled in for NEXT October (2014) – are billed as a ‘last chance to see’ for at least the third time in the city in recent years. You’ll find the grande dame of comedy at the Echo Arena Auditorium for two shows – in one night – on October 18 next year, at 6pm and 9pm.
“Her last UK tour in 2012 saw her appear to critical acclaim in no less than 11 sold out shows, including London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall,” says the blurb. “Plus she has nothing better to do.” (Plus, she also played the Phil, where MADEUP laughed so hard we almost tumbled out of the gods.)
No, there’ll be no Countdown and Ovaltine for Ms Rivers. Billed as the Quick… Before They Close the Lid…(Seriously, This One Could be IT!) tour, she’ll be 81 by then. EIGHTY ONE. Don’t miss it.