Thanyia Moore is crowned the Funny Women Award Winner 2017/18

Funny Women Award Winner, Thanyia Moore, joins the likes of Katherine Ryan, Andi Osho, Sarah Millican, Miss London Hughes, Suzi Bennett and Desiree Birch to name but a few to win the coveted award. Beating over 400 women in over 60 heats, Thanyia is crowned, the Queen of Comedy 2017/18.

With a background in Performance Art, Dance and Drama, Thanyia Moore has been making audience’s laugh since 2012. Known as ‘one of the hardest working comedians on the circuit’, Thanyia is one of the only females in the UK who works both the mainstream and Black comedy scenes.

In 2013, Thanyia won the Best Female Newcomer Award allowing her to travel both across the UK and the world, including New York, Sweden, Amsterdam and Barcelona to name but a few. Because of this, it allowed Thanyia to work with some of the best comics on the scene today, including but not limited to – Dane Baptiste, Imran Khan, Desiree Birch, Paul Chowdhury, London Hughes, Richard Blackwood, Patrick Monoghan, Sean Lock & Joel Dommet.

Thanyia also hosts comedy clubs and events and is resident for a few up and down the country. You can see her regularly at Top Secret Comedy Club, Angel Comedy or Jongluers Comedy Clubs, in addition to The Red Carpet Variety Showcase & The Sunshine Foundation Charity, which holds a special place in Thanyia’s heart as the charity focuses its attention on children with special needs both in the UK and the Caribbean.

Thanyia is also the founder and resident host of Moore Laughter in both London and Birmingham.

With her degree in Performing Arts, Dance and Drama – Thanyia is no stranger to acting and improv.

She often films sketches, parodies and funny videos for her YouTube Channel : Thanyia Moore which has  views of over 3k.

With this type of potential, with this type of experience & with these kinds of accolades, Thanyia is definitely one to watch!

Up-coming Gigs:


19 – New Material Night at Comedy Virgins, The Cavendish Arms Pub, 128 Hartington Road, SW8 2HJ

22 – Top Secret Comedy Club, 170 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PD


6 – Happy Hookers, Dartford Working Mens Club, Essex Road, DA1 2AU

8 – Wacky Racist, Aces and Eights Saloon Bar, 156-158 Fortess Rd, Tufnell Park, London NW5 2HP

11 – New Material Night at Comedy Virgins, The Cavendish Arms Pub, 128 Hartington Road, SW8 2HJ

12 – Sam Piccone Gig TBC

13 – Bath New Act of the Year Competition Semi Finals – TBC

15 – Bath New Act of the Year Competition Finals – TBC

15 – Word of Muff – TBC
16 – Stand up to racism, Up the creek, 302 Creek Rd, Greenwich, London SE10 9SW

20-22 – Comedy Mania Weekender – Pontins Holiday resort

27 – Charity gig, Graveney School, Graveney School, Welham Road, SW17 9BU

28 – Funny Women, Brighton

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