Leicester Festival Best Newcomer Nominee2020
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 TV appearances include Jonathan Ross’ Comedy Club (ITV), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Pie And A Pint (Comedy Central) and Period Dramas (BBC 3). Her radio credits include Lemonade (Radio 1) and writing for Newsjack (Radio 4). She is also developing a number of projects for TV and radio.
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.
- BBC New Comedy Award Finalist 2017
- Stand Up Club’s New Comic of the Year Finalist 2019