Zoe Lyons - Clownbusting (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Zoe Lyons - Clownbusting

Photography | Steve Ullathorne

Hotchpoth of scenarios largely uninspired

Coming across like your favourite fruity auntie, Lyons delivers a hotchpotch of scenarios centring around her long-held belief that Kate Bush’s 1983 hit was called ‘Clownbusting’. She zips through a largely uninspired set which contains a highlight about packing a suitcase in Amsterdam while confusion over two 19th century French painters is, like much of the hour, a nice observation without a punchline.

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Zoe Lyons - Clownbusting

  • 2 stars

Fresh from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and as seen on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and Mock the Week. If.comedy Best Newcomer nominee and Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe winner returns to Edinburgh with a brand new show. Zoe believes the key to happiness lies in expecting less from yourself…

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