Thanyia grew up in South London and grew up as an actress and dancer. She always had a love for comedy but her confidence to take to the stage to tell jokes came later in life. Being an actress and dancer, getting on stage was never the problem, getting on stage and being funny is another subject.
Thanyia’s’matter of fact’ on stage persona coupled with her smiling face and instant likeablity ; in addition to her work rate (5-6 gigs a week) is the reason why she has a rapidly growing fan base.
Thanyia is not afraid to talk about her past, present and future and embraces being ‘naked’ on stage. Sharing stories of her dancing days, jobs and children ; amongst many other things.
Thanyia is used to hosting dance events and has done so for a number of years, she is an exprienced host and throughly enjoys it. She has been asked to guest MC many nights, including but not limited to, Comedy Bin, Laughter League, Happy Hooker, The Red Carpet, Gr8 Nights to name a few.
Thanyia also took part in a comedy Panto, Scrooge : A Comics Version, with a host of comics and actors including Quincy, Tony Hendrix & Maureen Younger in addition to being named the Best Female Newcomer at the Black Comedy Awards (Dec 2013).
‘Thanyia is what was missing from urban comedy. A funny woman with an opinion’ – Kojo
Moore by name & Moorish by nature… Thanyia presents her comedy with a real zest & hearty feeling that demonstrates she adores comedy… And the audiences adore her too in return. A pleasure to watch and laugh’ – Mr Cee
‘Fresh new comedian on the scene’ – Rudi Lickwood
Thanyia Moore has come on to the stand up circuit with a style, hilarious wit, brutal honesty and flair that has made her infamous – traits which I think will make her famous !’ – Dane Baptiste
Shows To Date: (Including but not limited to)
Upfront Comedy – October 2013
Laughing Cows – London – August 2013
The Red Carpet – Jan-Dec 2013
Get Closer – Dec 2013
Soul Villiage – Spain – Sept 2013
Kojos Comedy Funhouse – Mar 2013
Rudi Lickwood and his Comedy Chums – Feb 2013
Norbury Comedy Club – Feb 2013
Top Secret Comedy Club – Dec 2012
Laughing Cows, Leicester and Birmingham – Jan 2013
Twice As Nice Comedy – Jan 2013
Roots Comedy – Feb 2013
OMG Comedy – Jan 2013
Cottons comedy club, Angel – Aug 2012
Downstairs at the King’s Head – Dec 2012
Sunday Comedy Club, Streatham – July 2011
Choice FM Comedy Club – Oct 2011
The Dirty Games We Play, Glee club, Birmingham – Oct 2011