The Beast of British Comedy
This legendary beast of comedy has performed all over the world with an anarchic display that is both hilarious, unnerving and strangely moving. totally unpredictable and anarchic - whether it"s playing "fruit cricket" from the top of a pair of ladders, or sticking an exploding roman candle up his buttocks and singing "theres no business like show business".
A regular on the comedy circuit throughout Europe and at Festivals such as Montreal, Edinburgh, Melbourne and Glastonbury.
He has performed on a number of top bills and during some of the seminal moments in the history of stand-up. He played in the interlude at gigs for the Rolling Stones, Bryan Adams and Bob Dylan.
"wild clown in a class of his own" - The Times
"I had to follow Chris Lynam, whose act that night seemed to consist entirely of cutting himself with a razor and letting blood drip on to the stage. " - Tony Slattery on why he gave up stand-up comedy
One on Two - BBC2 1990
The Chris Lynam Extraganza - Noel Gay Television