Lyle Barke

Lyle is a regular MC for many comedy clubs and has hosted the likes of Nick Helm, Janine Harouni, Ivo Graham and Seann Walsh. He was MC at the Panc Comedy Festival and played to an audience of 1000 at Ljubljana Castle in Slovenia in August this year, and runs his own comedy club; Quip Shed Comedy.

 

He sold out his debut solo hour Tragic Potential last year at the Museum of Comedy, and a short Camden Fringe run at the Canal Cafe Theatre. He regularly performs all over the country and has supported Rhys James, Lou Sanders, Dane Baptiste, Shaparak Khorsandi and, Reginald D Hunter.

He was 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.

 

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

 

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