5 hilarious comediennes to catch on Netflix this Women's month

These stand-up comics go beyond common female stereotypes for material, and together with their varying comedic styles, are sure to make you laugh

11 August 2019 - 00:06

"People say that money is not the key to happiness," said Joan Rivers in one of her classic comedy sets, "but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made" - cue the drum rimshot, ba-dum-bum-CHING.

Since the days of Rivers, Carol Burnett and Whoopi Goldberg, female stand-up comedy has come a long way and common female stereotypes - the lover of money, hater of housework, addicted to appearance, whining spouse - aren't the only traits being made fun of...

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