2 x Leicester Festival Award NomineeBest Show 2021 & Best Newcomer 2020
From South London, Barbadian citizen Sikisa has become one of the most exciting acts in the UK, having delighted crowds with her fearless and vivacious personality and immediate warmth and likability. She won the public’s vote in the 2017 BBC New Comedy Award competition, for which she was a finalist.
Since then, Sikisa’s TV appearances include Sorry I Didn’t Know and Jonathan Ross’ Comedy Club (ITV), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Pie And A Pint (Comedy Central) and Period Dramas (BBC 3). Her radio and podcast credits include Lemonade and Wheel Of Misfortune (BBC Radio 1), The Leak and Mach Fest (BBC Radio Wales). She is also a regular writer on Newsjack (BBC Radio 4).
Sikisa was a part of the Soho Theatre Young Company and is a hot favourite on the UK comedy circuit, regularly performing and hosting at nights such as Angel Comedy Club, Top Secret Comedy Club and The Boat Show. She has also created and hosts two amazing female-based live shows, Girl Code which is a comedy chat show and Stand Up for Women which is an annual comedy show raising money for the charity Solace Women’s Aid.
She is currently working on her debut stand up hour which was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2020. She was also nominated for Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2021.
Sikisa holds it all together... with the ebullient personality to make Zoom sing.Brian Logan, The Guardian
Her charm cuts through.The Arts Desk
- BBC New Comedy Award Finalist 2017
- Stand Up Club’s New Comic of the Year Finalist 2019
- Sikisa was great tonight! She pitched it perfectly for the audience, very warm and funny, and the client are delighted. She's also a pleasure to work with. We would definitely recommend her for events. Nextup Comedy
- A huge HUGE thank you to Sikisa for being such a superstar last night. We’re so appreciative of her giving up her time, and we were all so pleased with how the night went! She had the audience won over right from the start and she was brilliant in the panel; it lead to a really lovely and insightful conversation between them all. Comic Relief