Myra DuBois is the multi-award winning, nationally celebrated and acerbically witted ‘self-declared siren from South Yorkshire’ and Britain’s Got Talent 2020 semi-finalist. A talented comedian, singer and actress, Myra made both her feature film debut in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and her West End debut as The Lady in Death Drop at The Garrick Theatre in 2021. Following sell out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, The London Wonderground and Sydney Opera House she also toured the UK with her hit show Dead Funny.
In 2022 Myra was the winning mentor on Queens For The Night on ITV1, with Coronation Street’s Simon Gregson. She brought her new show A Problem Shared to Edinburgh Fringe before a run in Club Kabarett in Melbourne.
In 2023 Myra debuted her new show Be Well in Australia, which will be at the Edinburgh Fringe before touring the UK. She was a also a guest performer for the Manchester run of the world famous La Clique in July.
Clawing her way onto television, Myra has appeared on BBC1’S Pointless Celebrities, Channel 5’s Big Brother’s Bit on The Side and BBC1s The John Bishop Shop where she performed her signature number, ‘I Know Him So Well’. This caught the attention of Sir Tim Rice who went on to declare Myra’s rendition of the song to be “definitive”!
She has also performed at Latitude Festival, Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Johnny Woo’s Brexit Cabaret at Hackney Empire, and is a regular at the famous Royal Vauxhall Tavern.
Myra DuBois – A Problem Shared
★★★★★ UK Theatre Web
“Myra DuBois is a sensation”
★★★★ The Scotsman “such a treat… a rich comic persona and razor-sharp audience engagement… you’d be well advised to go see”
★★★★ Culture Fix
“Myra is a razor sharp presence, a comic assassin delivering acerbic wit in her brutally amusing audience reactions. One of the strongest comedies of the Fringe”
★★★★ The Recs
“You musn’t miss the closest thing you’ll come to the female Jesus of the 21st century”
★★★★ Entertainment Now
★★★★ EdFringe Reviews
“Funny, fabulous and quick off the mark…an unstoppable force for comedy gold”
“Wow wow wow wow wow. That was hilarious” David Walliams
“You are really, really funny” Simon Cowell
“I was crying with laughter… it was just brilliant in every way” Alesha Dixon
Praise for Dead Funny 2019:
“Myra’s best show yet… As shows about death go, it’s very lively.” ★★★★ The Scotsman
“A titan of comedy… A sharp tongue, attitude and dangerously funny jokes make her latest show nothing short of a triumph.” ★★★★★ The Wee Review
“Deliberately offensive but wickedly funny, the laughs never stop” ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
“Dubois’ control, timing, and snap judgements as to who will play along are exquisite. This is someone who knows their craft, understands precisely what they can and cannot pull off, and when to dial the level up a few notches. “
★★★★ The Skinny
“Myra is deliciously vile; she retorts to every audience interaction without skipping a beat; sharp as a tack and hilarious each time. It’s hard to believe it isn’t scripted – it isn’t – it’s simply the hallmark of a seasoned pro.” ★★★★ West End Wilma
“Hilarious… comic timing that never misses a beat” ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals
Myra DuBois is the comic creation of writer and comedian Gareth Joyner.