Comedy Queers - April - Unity Theatre

Comedy Queers – April

Friday 5th April



Comedy Queers is a cult show that’s been selling out at the Edinburgh Fringe since 2018.

If you want to enjoy live comedy without wondering if your identity will be the punchline, this is the show for you!

Hosted by award-winning Liverpool comedian Sian Davies (“Compelling and distinctive” The Scotsman) and featuring outstanding queer comics at Unity Theatre.

Comedy Queers is a fiercely outrageous safe space for the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies. We laugh at ourselves and each other, we punch up and we do it with pride.

If you’ve seen enough cis, straight dudes with the same haircut/t-shirt/jokes/toxicity, come and party with the Kings, Queens and Non-Binary Royal Titles of comedy.


Jen Ives (Joe Lycett’s Big Pride Party, and Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared) returns with a work in progress of her new stand up comedy show ‘Doll’ – a show about being a cheeky little unreliable bitch.
“Jen Ives is a wonderful comedian. I’ve discovered her comedy in recent years, and I can’t get enough of it.” (James Acaster)
“A brilliant comedian” (Joe Lycett)
Jen has recently written for the new James Acaster podcast “Springleaf” and has appeared on Comedy Central.
Jen Ives has built an impressive reputation for herself on the UK comedy scene. She has written for various tv programs, and recently appeared on Joe Lycett’s Big Pride Party for Channel 4. Stand Up & Writer: Hypothetical, SeanceCast, The Island, E4, DAVE, Comedy Central, Pulped, BBC Radio 4 Extra
Marie Goulbourne

Marie Goulbourne is an original, authentic and self effacing comic who speaks candidly about her life as an autistic oddball in the modern world. If you’re averse to swearing, or honesty to the bone, she’s not for you. Dry, refreshing and a little bit different.

“Marie is instantly likeable, dry, smart and above all, funny. A nice change in the sea of comedy beige” Harriet Dyer, Barking Tales
Sian Davies

Sian Davies is an award winning comedian from Liverpool who performs across the UK. She effortlessly combines razor sharp wit with true life stories to enthral and entertain audiences.

Sian won the Edinburgh Comedy Award Panel Prize for Best in Class in 2022, the award for Best Debut Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2020, was runner up in the Funny Women Stage Award in 2019 and winner of Hilarity Bites Best New Act in 2018. She is the driving force behind sell out fringe phenomenon’s Best in Class and Comedy Queers.

Sian’s 2023 show, This Charming Man was produced by Impatient, directed by Elf Lyons and supported by Homotopia. The show received 4 star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was nominated for The Biggest Award in Comedy.

Her first comedy show, About Time debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2022 before being recorded as a stand up special for Next Up streaming platform.

Sian has appeared on Comedy Central Live and has been a guest on several podcasts including Menkind with Mark Watson and Thats Me on Screen with Evelyn Mok. She has written articles for The Guardian, for The Museum of Liverpool and for British Comedy Guide. Sian has led Comedy workshops at Angel Comedy and Soho Theatre.

Sian Davies is working class and queer, and fiercely proud of belonging to both communities.