Elf Lyons at The Glee Birmingham

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Tue 18Oct
2022

Elf Lyons: Raven (16+)Glee Club Birmingham

'Monsters are real. Ghosts are real too. They live inside us and sometimes, they win' - Stephen King
Comedy IT-girl Elf Lyons floats around the UK with her new horrifying comedy show inspired by Stephen King. Part Mad Clown comedy spectacle, part Hammer Horror - in Raven, Elf becomes your own personal Pennywise as she merges horror techniques with old school storytelling to make you laugh and shiver in equal measure.
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Advance price

  • £15.00 Show Entry
  • + £1.85 booking fee per ticket

Times

  • Doors open 7:45 PM
  • Last entry 8:00 PM

More info

  • Seating type Unallocated
  • Food available No
  • Minimum age 16+

Raven – Tour 2022

‘Monsters are real. Ghosts are real too. They live inside us and sometimes, they win’ – Stephen King

Comedy IT-girl, Elf Lyons, floats around the UK with her new horrifying comedy show inspired by Stephen King. Part Mad Clown comedy spectacle, part Hammer Horror – in Raven,  Elf becomes your own personal Pennywise as she merges horror techniques with old school storytelling to make you laugh and shiver in equal measure.

Get a glass of Red Rum, bring your pal Tony and laugh with Elf forever and ever. It will be a Misery if you can’t come.

Directed by Leland Gaunt.

Presented by Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Blue Book Artist Management

*No cats allowed*

As seen and heard on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 1, Dave and BBC Three.

EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD BEST SHOW NOMINEE

MALCOLM HARDEE AWARD FOR COMIC ORIGINALITY NOMINEE

ADELAIDE FRINGE ‘PICK OF THE FRINGE’ WINNER

FRINGE WORLD ‘BEST COMEDY SHOW’ NOMINEE

BRITISH VOGUE’S ’20 NAMES OF NOW’

BBC NEW TALENT HOTLIST

MAN UP – DRAG KING – FINALIST

 


 

More About Elf…

Elf Lyons is an award-winning comedian, theatre-maker, comedy writer and voice artist. She is also a secondary school Drama Teacher. Because you can never be too busy and Elf loves being heckled by both teenagers and Stag-dos from Hull.

In the last few years Elf Lyons has gained a cult reputation as one of the most innovative performers on the UK comedy circuit.

Since 2017 Elf has been nominated for Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality, Fringe World Perth’s Best Comedy Show and in 2018 Elf won Pick of the Fringe at the Adelaide Fringe, Australia.  

Elf is a series regular on The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2 – series 2 & 3), The Breakfast Show and Culture Hour (Times Radio), The Colin Murray Show (BBC Radio 5) and The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC). She is a three-time cover star of The Sunday Times Culture.

Her TV and radio credits also include Comedians Against Living Miserably (Dave), Unexpected Fluids (Radio 1), Evil Genius (BBC Sounds), and BBC World Service’s Stand Up Show – London (BBC World Service). She wrote and starred in her own BBC Three short Top Ten Things I Have Brought Whilst Drunk.

Alongside performing on stage and shouting at people, Elf is a well-respected writer. She has written articles for The Times, The Independent, Londonist, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Refinery29, The Telegraph amongst others. Elf was also featured on the cover of the Observer Magazine for her article ‘In Praise of Polyamory’.

'This is comedy as enchantment, a show so beguiling that you don’t just love it, you somehow fall in love with it'

The Scotsman

"Expert clowning that’s by turns charming, silly, touching and catastrophic"

The Times

'If you prefer your comedy going to the edge then toppling right off that edge try Lyons'

Evening Standard

“Lyons has genuine funnybones – a surprisingly rare commodity even in the comedy”

Chortle

'A fast-talking, smart-thinking standup for whom the adjective 'kooky' could have been invented for'

The Guardian