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Lyle Barke

Lyle is a regular MC for many reputable comedy clubs. He has hosted  the likes of Nick Helm, Janine Harouni, Rhys James, Glenn Moore, Andrew Maxwell, Ivo Graham, Seann Walsh, Fern Brady, Joel Dommett, and Phil Wang. He was MC at the Panc Comedy Festival to an audience of 1000 at Ljubljana Castle, Slovenia in August last year, as well as performing at the prestigious Antwerp Comedy Club in Belgium, and runs his own comedy club which runs at five different venues to sell-out audiences; Quip Shed Comedy. He will also MC the AAA Stand-Up show at the Gilded Balloon at The Edinburgh Festival 2023.

 

He sold out his debut solo hour Tragic Potential in 2021 at the Museum of Comedy, as well as a short Camden Fringe run at the Canal Cafe Theatre. Lyle has also recently performed at the likes of Backyard Comedy Club, Covent Garden Comedy Club, The Hard Rock Cafe, Up The Creek, The West End Comedy Club, Camden Comedy Club, Crack Comedy, The Stand Up Club, Outside the Box, The Bearcat, and has been a support act for the likes of  Mark Watson, Shaparak Khorsandi, Kerry Godlimen, and Reginald D Hunter.

 

Lyle has previously been a Get Up, Stand Up Semi Finalist, Max Turner Prize Semi Finalist, Moth Club Honk Show Finalist, Comedy Store King Gong Finalist, & Top Secret Gong Show Finalist.
 

 

Very likeable, sardonic, and with enough great lines to make other comics jealous......Rhys James

 

A delightful host. Lyle's golden comedy, more like......Ivo Graham

 

Warm, engaging, charming, funny. Nice hair too......Ahir Shah

 

Superb comic performance......PleaseMindTheBlog

Great stage presence. This guy is NOT shit!......Leo Kearse

 

A mixture of quirky and relatable humour which brings a perfect balance. He bounces off the audience like a true pro......Dom Mackie

 

Lyle is an amazing act and MC. With relatable and self deprecating wit, he leaves you not knowing what he's going to say next. Highly recommended.......Full Frontal Comedy

 

He is a professional actor, having trained at both RADA and Mountview. Previous credits include playing George McFly in Secret Cinema's Back to the Future, and playing Han Solo for Secret Cinema's Star Wars; The Empire Strikes Back. He toured the UK with The Young Shakespeare Company and has appeared in many national advertising campaigns.
 

Contact booking@mirthcontrol.org.uk 07854 468092

Lyle Barke Comedian Mirth Control
Lyle Bark Comedian Mirth Control
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