Zoe created a huge buzz on the comedy circuit in 2004 when she won the 'Nivea Funny Women Award 2004' 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, observing the many absurdities and turning them into hilarious routines and sharply written material which she delivers with her trademark high energy.
As well as being a series regular on Mock The Week (BBC 2) and The Wright Stuff (Channel 5), Zoe’s recent TV credits include The John Bishop Show (BBC 1), Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled (Dave), Pointless Celebrities (BBC 1) and winner of Celebrity Mastermind (BBC 1). Radio credits include The Frank Skinner Show (Absolute), The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4) and The Rest is History (BBC Radio 4). She will also be appearing on Live At The Apollo (BBC 2) this Christmas.
Zoe’s debut solo show at the Edinburgh Festival went on to gain her a nomination for the Perrier Award. Since then, she has gone on to host the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny Competition in Edinburgh for the last three years. Zoe is also a talented actress, having starred in Outings at the Edinburgh Festival in 2014, which was later transferred to the St James Theatre in London.
The comedy night with Zoe was the highlight of our Wellbeing Week. She was fantastic, funny and engaged with audience. We have had excellent feedback from attendees, and we would recommend her in a heartbeat!
Zoe Lyons is a fantastic compere and comic: flexible, professional, punctual, with an acute understanding of the clients needs and, of course, incredibly funny. Her comedy has a wide-ranging appeal for all types of events and people - we highly recommend her!
Zoe Lyons went down a storm – everyone absolutely loved her! She really took the brief on board & tailored her show around that and the room loved it. Super!
Zoe Lyons was absolutely sensational, hilariously funny and so entertaining – she had our delegates in stitches of laughter!
Zoe Lyons was a fantastic and personable host. She really gauged the audience and interacted with the subjects which matter to them, as well as maintaining their concentration which is never easy during an awards ceremony. Zoe was a pleasure to work with, engaging with all our staff and production crew on a personable level. I would highly recommend Zoe, and we will look to book her again in the future.
Zoe Lyons was honestly such a pleasure to work with and absolutely hilarious. We were crying with laughter – as were the rest of the team and everyone else I have spoken to about her. She really was a perfect host for us and a genuinely lovely person.
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