“Huge fun done with a big heart”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Fest Magazine

In 2017 Beth received the Bram Stoker Gold Award at Trinity College Dublin for services to the Entertainment Industry, previous recipients are Stephen Fry, Amy Poehler, Martin Scorsese and Channing Tatem. She was nominated for Best Show in the Barry Awards (Edinburgh Festival) 2015.

Please click on the reviews below to find out more and to see the full video check out this interview with Beth in the BRITISH COMEDY GUIDE.

Get Up With Hands – Time Out’s One to Watch
Beth Vyse’s creation Olive Hands presents her number two in the morning, daytime show. She’s just a working class girl living the dream. That was until ITV9 went bust! Come and witness her trying to remain on your screens.
“Funniest thing i’ve seen on the fringe. Vyse’s show is a wonderful melange of surreal and character comedy styles that basks in the campy fun of daytime telly. I can do nothing but recommend it.”
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Broadway Baby
“Vyse is an extraordinary physical clown with a ridiculous imagination.”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Scotsman
“this is a wild, memorable ride..this show has cult written all over it”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Chortle
“Stunningly lewd” ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Three Weeks
As Funny as Cancer
A bodacious and ballsy look at her battle with breast cancer. This show started at Edinburgh Festival and went on to tour internationally please see The ‘C’ Word page for more details about the show.


“The result is a visionary piece of theatre which defies sentimentality”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ – The Stage
“Vyse has brought her experiences so vividly to life it’s difficult not to wish to hear more”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ – The Skinny
“Her storytelling talents are proven by her ability to simultaneously maintain the humour and honesty of the story.”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Three Weeks
“as funny as cancer is told in a innovative, brash and blunt way” ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Reviews Hub   –
“it proves to be a real tear jerker” ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Voice Mag
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
The mother and baby show, like you’ve never seen before! She’s tried everything to get back on daytime TV, but she’s never gone this far before… Britain’s number two in the morning, leopard-clad daytime presenter Olive Hands returns to the Fringe, and this time she thinks she’s cracked it!


“This isn’t just a comedy show but a positive statement on motherhood”
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Funny Women
“A cult classic”
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Edinburgh Festival Magazine
” an honest depiction of motherhood, shifting priorites and reinvention”⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Entertainment Focus
“Huge fun done with a big heart”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Fest Magazine   –
“the most beautiful mess you’ll see in Edinburgh” ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – The Skinny