Zoe Lyons

Zoe Lyons
Location Gloucestershire
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2 reviews
Location Gloucestershire
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Zoe created a huge buzz on the comedy circuit in 2004 when she won the Babycham Funny Women Award and reached the finals of Channel 4s So You Think Youre Funny Award. Zoe takes a sideways view of life, picking out the many absurdities and turning them into hilarious routines which she delivers with tremendous energy, drawing on her acting skills to provide a kaleidoscope of voices and faces throughout the act. After completing a degree in Psychology, Zoe discovered her love of performing. She trained as an actress at The Poor School in London and later appeared in several shows, including 'Eclipsed' at the Riverside Studios and the highly acclaimed 'Shut Up I'm Your Mother' at The Edinburgh Festival 2002. Her works spans corporate training, radio acting, live TV presenting, and stage sketch shows. She also demonstrated to the nation her ability to laugh in the face of adversity, as a contestant on ITV's 'Survivor!' where she ate a rat and lived to tell the tale.

Zoe Lyons

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Nominee - If.Comedy Award ‘Best Newcomer’ – 2007, WINNER-THE BABYCHAM FUNNY WOMEN COMEDY AWARD 2004, FINALIST - SO YOU THINK YOU’RE FUNNY 2004.

Zoe created a huge buzz on the comedy circuit in 2004 when she won the 'Babycham Funny Women Award’ and reached the finals of 'Channel 4's So You Think You're Funny Award' in the same year. As a result she has become a highly sought after act on both the national and international circuit.

Zoe takes a sideways view of life, picking out the many absurdities and turning them into hilarious routines which she delivers with tremendous energy, drawing on her acting skills to provide a kaleidoscope of voices and faces throughout the act.

After completing a degree in Psychology at York University, Zoe discovered her love of performing. She trained as an actress at The Poor School in London and later appeared in several shows, including 'Eclipsed' at the Riverside Studios and the highly acclaimed 'Shut Up I'm Your Mother' at The Edinburgh Festival 2002.

Zoe is an extremely versatile performer. Her works spans corporate training, radio acting, live TV presenting, and stage sketch shows. She also demonstrated to the nation her ability to laugh in the face of adversity, as a contestant on ITV's 'Survivor!' where she ate a rat and lived to tell the tale.

In August 2005 she appeared in two shows at the Edinburgh Fringe - a sketch show with Perrier nominee Hal Cruttenden called 'Monkey Butler' which received rave reviews and a stand-up show with fellow comedienne Ayesha Hazarika called "Two Girls Walk Into A Bar".

She will be appearing in Edinburgh at "AAA" in the Pleasance Courtyard in 2006.

Zoe has been a regular guest on the 'Sandi Toksvig Show', LBC and recently guested on 'The Richard Mackney Show' also on LBC. She most recently appeared on 'Now That's Embarrassing....80's' on Channel 5, offering her bespoke cultural perspective.

, Birthday Party, Three Rivers Golf and Country Club, Essex, Essex
5/5

Zoe Lyons is a true delight. As well as being exceedingly funny, she has a warm and friendly personality. No shallow talent or bloated ego here - she is the genuine article, she knows how to draw her audience in, and her spot gave a tremendous boost to our celebration. Don't hesitate: book her!


, Venue Club, Sussex
5/5

Considering her fairly recent appearance on the stand-up circuit her confidence and crowd control was astonishing.


TV Credits Include:
• Now That's Embarrassing....80's' - Ch 5 - 2005
• Street Cred Suduko - Sky TV (pilot) 2005
• The Golden Rules Of Comedy, Sky TV
• Dan & Dusty TV, ITV1
• Weapons of Mass Distraction ITV 1
• Roving comedian, Laugh Out Loud pilot for BBC3, Zeal TV
• Hollywood correspondent, Breakfast pilot for Channel 4, Planet 24
• ITV Survivor 2001,

Radio Credits Include:
• Richard Mackney Show - LBC - 2005
• Sandi Toksvig Show - LBC (regular guest) 2004/2005
• Caroline Feraday Show - LBC (regular guest)
• BBC, Southern Counties
• BBC, Radio 4, Six Geese A' Laying

Festivals:
• Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2006 - AAA at the Pleasance Courtyard.
• Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2004 - Funny Women at the Fringe
• Leicester Comedy Festival 2004
• Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2002 - Shut Up You’re Mother

Competitions:
• Nominee - If.Comedy Award ‘Best Newcomer’ - 2007
• Winner of the Babycham Funny Women Award 2004
• Finalist in C4's and the Gilded Balloon's 'So You Think You're Funny' 2004.

Theatre Credits Include:
• The Riverside Studios, Eclipsed
• Workhouse Theatre, Hedda Gabler/Aristocrats/Rafts and Dreams/King John/Breeze Block Park
• Gilded Balloon, Shut Up I'm Your Mother
• Soho Theatre, Comedy Rep
• Canal Cafe Theatre, News Review

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