Danish comedienne, based in London.
"She displays guts (and she) ..displays flair...( in this) solid set of "Comedy of conscience" (TPN in ass. with The Stage)
"A delightful Dane" (The Scotsman)
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(Mette Lisby) offers comedy of International standards" (B.T.)
"We roared with laughter. Mette has the audience in the palm of her hand" (Ekstra Bladet)
Award winning Danish comedienne Mette Lisby has brought her intelligent observational humour around the World, with performances in Singapore, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Amsterdam and of course in her native Denmark, where she"s a household name. Here she has been voted "Most Popular TV-Personality" several times, while hosting the hugely popular Danish edition of "Have I Got News For You". She also hosted the Danish version of "Room 101" and the Danish Breakfast TV. On the big screen Mette has played the lead in 2 Danish movies, for which she was short-listed for a "Robert Award" (the Danish equivalent of the BAFTA).
Mette had her Edinburgh Debut in 2006 with the show "Cartoon Heroes - Drawing the Line". The show got coverage on BBC Breakfast, as well as articles "The Independent" and "Sunday Times".
Mette Lisby now lives and works in London, where she performs on the London circuit.
Her favourite subjects include Religion, History, National Anthems and of course
Club performances include: Monkey Business, Comedy Café, Mirth Control, Laughing Horse, Electric Mouse, BrouHaHa, Komedia Brighton etc.
Mette also still performs in Denmark.
Amsterdam International Comedy Festival. (Toomler, 4 shows, 2006)
The Edinburgh Fringe, "Cartoon Heroes - Drawing the Line" at the Pleasance Dome (2006), (alongside Danish-Egyptian Omar Marzouk.)
"Funny Women at the Fringe" (Edinburgh Fringe 2006)
"Rude Girls" (Edinburgh Fringe 2006)
"The Showcase show" (Edinburgh Fringe 2006)
TV appearances include:
Host of "Have I Got News For You" (1997 - 98, Danish National TV)
Host of the chat show "Walk the Line") (1996 - 97, Danish National TV)
Host of the sketch show F.C. Lisby (1999, Danish National TV)
Host of "Good Morning Denmark", (The Danish Breakfast show.) (2001, Danish National TV)
"One Woman Comedy Show" (2002, Danish National TV)
Host of "Room 101" (2004, Danish National TV)
BBC Breakfast (2006, BBC 1)
Film appearances include;
The lead in ("The Two Penny Dance" & "Juliane") (Nordisk Film) (2000, 2001)
Voice over (Dory) in Finding Nemo (Pixar) (Danish Translation) (2004)
Best selling DVD release of her sell out stand up tour "One Woman Comedy Show" (2001, 2002)
Winner of Viewers Vote "Favourite TV Personality" for three consecutive years ("96, "97, "98).
Short-listed for the "Robert Award" (Denmark"s answer to the BAFTA awards) for "Best Actress in a leading role" (2000).