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    Siân Docksey present

    Siân Docksey: Work-In-Polegress

    Sat 4 Jun at 9pm
    Tickets £12/£10
    Can pole dancing be funny? Mostly for tax reasons, BBC New Comedy Award nominee Siân Docksey tries to find out.



    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 minutes
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeContains reference to gendered / sexual violence, street harassment.
    Health Notice
    Health NoticeThe company does not believe their are any health notices - the shows are still in creation, so please check back if you have concerns

    Siân Docksey got stranded in her parents basement over Covid and stopped herself from going mad by taking pole dancing classes. Now her accountant says she needs to start using pole in comedy or these won’t count as a business expense. The result is a whirlwind combo of stand-up, pole and surrealist sexy stick shenanigans for you, the audience! (Especially if “you” are “the HMRC.”)

    But can pole dancing actually be funny? Is it too sexy? Is it too weird? No one complains if a comedian show off they can play guitar, paint a picture or use PowerPoint… so why not pole? Siân invites you on a silly, cerebral and probably quite sweaty journey through the anxiety about women’s bodies in public and why hanging off a stick shouldn’t be taken so seriously.

    Siân is a British-Belgian comedian most recently seen on BBC 3. She began pole dancing as a stripper and has since developed her signature style of "knocking things over."

    "With a great energy and a surreal vibe, Docksey is very funny - on the face of it her set is full of quirky humour and off-beat anecdotes but underneath she addresses important issues of gender and sexual politics" - The F-Word

    All ticket sales donated to the Toiletries Amnesty for refugees

    Tickets for Siân Docksey: Work-In-Polegress

    Sat 04 Jun, 21:00
    "Joy and bewilderment in equal measure"
    The Skinny
    "Siân Docksey seems to have got her weird in order"
    Funny Women
    "Really quirky, funny and charming"
    Audience Club
    "With a great energy and a surreal vibe, Docksey is very funny - on the face of it her set is full of quirky humour and off-beat anecdotes but underneath she addresses important issues of gender and sexual politics"
    The F-Word
    "Flat-out hilarious"
    The Wee Review
    "Unalloyed joy & full of impish verve"
    Chortle

    “Keep up the good work producing cutting-edge theatre for everyone in London”

    Councillor Jonathan Simpson, 29 January 2018