"The pleasure and craft are in the way it plays up the stereotypes rather than puncturing them, so that as the show goes on the everyday becomes fantastical, the mundane wildly surreal."
- Lyn Gardner
‘[AN] UTTERLY RIDICULOUS AND VERY FUNNY HOUR OF COMEDY.’
'Ryan Lane's well observed characters and clever writing make for an inventing retelling of life in small town Wales'
- The Skinny
'Ryan Lane is a master of character comedy and Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In a Minute is a brilliant showcase of everything he can do.'
- Within Her Words
Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In A Minute
A solo character comedy by Ryan Lane
A show for anyone with a complex relationship to home, Ryan Lane’s playful, inventive and intimate character comedy explores what it means to be Welsh, queer and the myths that fuel national identity. A fast-paced, whip-smart satire with belly laughs, bellowing Rugby teachers, beguiling maidens, belligerent Grandma's and brilliant lip syncing. Think The League of Gentlemen meets Under Milk Wood and Clueless. Ryan's a graduate of Soho Theatre Young Company. This show's made with help from friends, family and 29 years of Welsh self-hatred. First performed at the Edinburgh Fringe 2019, with dramaturgy and additional writing by Laurence Cook, directed by Georgia Murphy
Winner of The Soho Theatre Rising Award and performed at The Soho Upstairs, November 2019
Performed at The Vaults Feb 28 - March 1 2020
Produced by Heather Ralph
Design by Ioana Curelea
Sound by Fizz Margereson
Photography by Stephanie Claire Photography
Available for touring!
'Every opportunity is seized to squeeze every laugh out of a moment, and Lane does it with aplomb'
- The Spy In The Stalls
'Blissfully silly and unquantifiable lunacy'
- The Wee Review