Sian Davies is a stand up comedian, MC, presenter and comedy writer based in the north west of England. She performs regularly at comedy clubs, theatres and festivals across the UK.
She was runner up in the Funny Women Stage Award 2019 and won Hilarity Bites New Act competition 2018. Sian has been a finalist in Manfords New Act competition 2019, Beat The Frog World Series 2018, Nando’s New Comedian 2017 and Harrogate Theatre Comedian of the Year 2017. In 2018 she was selected to take part in the prestigious Circuit Breakers showcase at the Leicester Comedy Festival. Sian has also provided tour support for Fern Brady.
In 2019, Sian was a recipient of The Hive Award at Greater Manchester Fringe. This allowed her to develop her debut hour of stand-up under the guidance of her industry mentor Dave Williams. Her show, About Time, premiered at The Greater Manchester Fringe in July of the same year.
Sian has produced, directed and performed in five successful Edinburgh Fringe compilation shows since 2018. Comedy Queers, a late night LGBTQIA+ showcase which sold out nightly in 2018, moved to a bigger venue in 2019 and sold out again. About Time/Bully, a split bill show with Thanyia Moore in 2019. She is the driving force behind Best in Class, a crowd funded profit sharing show featuring working class comedians.
Sian has written articles around class and comedy for The Guardian, Chortle and Funny Women. She has written for Newsjack on BBC Radio 4 Extra and had sketches featured on And Then She Said A Funny Thing live performance podcast.
“Simultaneously warm and sharp, she’s what Jason Manford would be if he was a Liverpudlian lesbian, with a broad appeal and snappy jokes.”
Steve Bennett, Chortle.
“A cross between Peter Kay and Zoe Lyons.”
Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke.
Kate Copstick, The Scotsman.
“Sharp and focused…fantastic ability as a comedian and compere.” ****
Backstage On The Fringe.
“Warm hearted and engaging comedy.” ****
“Perfect timing and audience engagement. A confident performer with an appetite for politics and challenging the status quo”
Lynne Parker, Funny Women.
“The audience relax as soon as she takes the stage. Her affable manner and sharp wit make Sian Davies an excellent MC.”
Kerry Leigh, Laughing Cows.