Sian Davies: This Charming Man

Sian Davies

Sat 28th Jan
19:20 (
60 mins)
Fun / Work In Progress / Working Class Voices
Tickets from £7.50
Venue: Crypt
Age Guidance: 15+
contains several references to toxic masculinity, one reference to domestic violence and one reference to child abuse

Sian loves men. But she has a toxic relationship with all her male role models.
The men she has admired throughout her life have done nothing but let her down. But why did she idolise them in the first place? And what do you do when your role models let you down?
An exploration of masculinity, gender and identity from a self-identifying butch woman who has an unhealthy obsession with The Smiths.
Join award winning comedian Sian Davies (“A cross between Peter Kay and Zoe Lyons” ~ Beyond the Joke) as she develops her next hour of comedy.
Sian is working class and queer, and fiercely proud of belonging to both communities.
Winner of Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Awards Panel Prize for Best in Class in 2022.
Winner of Best Debut Show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2020.
Supported by Homotopia.


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Sian Davies

Sian Davies is a comedian, MC, presenter and writer from the North West of England. Her droll, widely relatable, observational material puts an insightful spin on the everyday.

She regularly performs at theatres, festivals and comedy clubs across the UK and is the driving force behind sell out fringe phenomenon’s Best in Class and Comedy Queers.

A real crowd pleaser; just as relaxed in an intimate comedy club, festival stage or huge theatre. She effortlessly combines razor sharp wit with true life stories to enthral 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.

As a recipient of The Hive mentorship award from Greater Manchester Fringe, Sian was able to develop her first solo stand-up show. In 2021 Sian was selected through the Open Call scheme to be part of the re-opening program at Unity Theatre, Liverpool.

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

“A very funny observational stand-up ... imagine a queer Peter Kay with more emotional literacy and a quiff like young Morrissey.”

The Evening Standard

“Compelling and distinctive”

The Scotsman


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