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Zoe Lyons

Full Name

Zoe Ann Lyons


3 October 1971 (1971-10-03) (age 50)
London, England

№ of episodes

16 regular shows
3 clips shows
2 Christmas shows
(List of appearances)

Zoe Lyons is an if.comedy award nominated British comedienne.

Stand-up Career[]

Lyons graduated from the University of York in 1992 with a degree in psychology; in 2004 she was crowned winner of the Funny Women Awards. Since then, she has toured the UK stand up circuit, as well as playing regular gigs in London and Brighton. In 2007, her debut solo show "Fight or Flight" was nominated for the if.comedy award Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2008, her second solo show "Mangled Mantra of the Messed up Modern Mind" featured a joke which was awarded Digital TV Channel Dave's Joke of the Fringe.

Awards and nominations[]

  • Nominated, Dave, Joke of the Fringe 2009
  • Winner, Dave, Joke of the Fringe 2008
  • Nominated, Best Newcomer, If.Comedy Awards, 2007
  • Winner, Funny Women Awards, 2004

List of appearances[]

TV & Radio[]

Lyons featured as a guest on the fifth episode of series 6 and 7 of Mock the Week .. She has also appeared on Clive Anderson's Chat Room (BBC Radio 2), PMQ with Andy Parsons (BBC Radio 4), 4 Stands Up (BBC Radio 4), The Jon Richardson Show (BBC 6 Music), and is scheduled to appear as Jo Caulfield's sidekick in "Jo Caulfield Won't Shut Up" (BBC Radio 4) forthcoming.


Lyons featured in The Independent's 10th Annual Pink List. The list details the 101 most influential lesbian and gay people in Britain. Lyons was placed at number 81.

Before pursuing her career in comedy, Lyons was a contestant on the first UK series of reality TV show Survivor.