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10 October 2020 20:38

Ben Hope Gemma Atkinson Gorka Márquez

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top Royal stories again. Appearing on BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, Susan Calman is well-versed in witty remarks and laughable fodder. It's with this sense of humour, though, that she drew attention to a serious matter.

Susan Calman health: The Scottish comedienne's mental health is no laughing matter

"If you make people laugh, you can tell them things that might otherwise be uncomfortable," she told The Herald in 2016. Speaking about her tell-all book Cheer Up Love: Adventures In Depression With The Crab, Susan spoke about her own personal struggles with the condition. "I very much wanted to make it a fun book," she confessed, "but also an honest book.