A montage: Two figures stand apart against an orange background. They depict the same woman, dressed in a suit and hat, however the figure on the left has been distorted. Between the figures, text spells out 'Elf Lyons & Enemies' above 3 figures duelling with swords.

Elf Lyons & Enemies

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Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: £15 stalls (seated), £13 balcony (standing)

Age Guidance: 15+

Join us for live comedy in our open-air Courtyard.

‘Keep your friends close and your enemies closer…’ Join award winning clown and comic Elf Lyons as she hosts a vibrant and vivacious night celebrating the talents of her nemeses. Each act will partake in a terrifying duel with Elf before they are allowed to exit the stage.

Line-Up includes:

The maleficent LILY PHILLIPS
The verbally abusive CHRISTIAN DIOR
The passive aggressive CHARLIE GEORGE
The inappropriate ‘NORRIS & PARKER’

Line up subject to change.


Adelaide Fringe ‘Pick Of The Fringe’ Winner

Edinburgh Festival Best Show Nominee

Malcolm Hardee Award For Comic Originality Nominee

There are two types of tickets for the Courtyard.

Stalls (Seated) are wooden benches, on three sides. Gallery (Standing) is raised above the stalls and offers great views of the stage. There is a handrail to lean on.

Tickets are available in fixed groups; you can purchase a ticket to admit 1, 2, 3 or 4 people.

Please ensure that your group belongs to the same household or support bubble. Each group will be distanced from other groups by 1 metre, in line with government guidance.

We can’t wait to welcome you back through our doors. If you’ve visited us before, things may look and feel a little different. To keep you safe, social distancing and other measures will be in place to ensure best practice with Covid-19 guidelines.

Please note the following:

– You must arrive no later than 30 minutes before the start time of the performance
– All visitors will be required to wear a mask during the performance
– A one way system and hand sanitising stations will be in place
– Visitors are required to remain in their allocated seats throughout the performance.
– No drinks can be taken into the Courtyard or consumed during the performance.
– There are two intervals, when you can enjoy drinks in our Scratch Bar, and use the toilets.

read full info on what to expect and how to prepare for your visit.

This event takes place in our open-air Courtyard.

Step-Free Access
There is step-free access and wheelchair accessible seating on the ground floor level of the Courtyard. There is step-free access to Scratch Bar and ground floor public spaces. There are accessible toilet facilities across the building.

Wheelchair spaces 
Due to social distancing guidelines, we have  significantly reduced the number of seats in the Courtyard. There is one wheelchair space available on the ground floor level, per performance. This can be booked online as part of a pair (includes one wheelchair space and one seat).

Access Companions
If you are disabled and require a companion to accompany you in order to attend the performance, you can book a pair of tickets online which includes one free access companion.

Movement During the Performance
To keep all of our audience members  safe and to comply with govenment guidelines on Covid-19, we need to require everyone to stay in their allocated seat for the duration of the performance. There will be two intervals, where you can use the toilet or enjoy drinks at the Scratch Bar.  No segment of the performance will be longer than 50 mins.

Further Information

Download the pre-show information



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We encourage visitors to our building to use public transport as part of our goal to improve our environmental sustainability. 

We are very well served by the transport network, which will reduce your journey time.  Local parking is limited.




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