Jen Ives
Jen Ives

Jen Ives

  • Writer, stand-up comedian and actor

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Joe Lycett to host C4 Big Pride Party

Joe Lycett is to host a live two-hour "big queer party" this summer on Channel 4.

British Comedy Guide, 9th June 2022

Judy Murray to make her Edinburgh Fringe debut

One of a new batch of shows announced by Gilded Balloon.

MacAulay, Chortle, 4th May 2022

Trans comic Jen Ives branded a 'pervert' in disturbing LGB Alliance conference footage

Disturbing video footage has emerged showing trans comedian Jen Ives being verbally abused and branded a "pervert" while attending the LGB Alliance conference last year.

Roisin O'Connor, The Independent, 23rd March 2022

Down The Hatch - Brighton Komedia: The Basement review

On a not so sleepy Sunday evening in The Basement, Komedia Brighton introduce their new inclusive and unconventional alternative comedy night, Down The Hatch, featuring Shelf, Jen Ives, Leila Navabi and Helen Bauer.

Simon Topping, The Reviews Hub, 15th March 2022

Jen Ives called a "nonce" at LGB Alliance conference

Comedian and bisexual trans woman Jen Ives was called a "homophobic nonce" and a "f**king pervert" while attending the conference of charity LGB Alliance.

Vic Parsons, Pink News, 25th October 2021

Queer comedians on finding a stage

Stand-ups including Suzi Ruffell, Paul Sinha and Lee Peart reveal how hecklers, bookers and 'the gay slot' have affected their appearances in the spotlight.

Rachael Healy, The Guardian, 13th October 2021

Union JACK Radio launches live comedy nights

Digital radio station Union JACK is launching a series of stand-up comedy nights in Manchester, Bristol, Hull and Leicester, highlights from which it'll broadcast in a new weekly show.

British Comedy Guide, 9th August 2021

Channel 4 launches sketch series with a host of comedians

Nick Helm, Jen Brister, Hal Cruttenden, Felicity Ward and children's television presenter Dave Benson Phillips are among the wealth of comic talent to feature in a new Channel 4 sketch series.

British Comedy Guide, 26th May 2021

Reclaim These Streets comedy fundraiser review

The skilful all-female bill had something to please everyone and more.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 18th May 2021

Jen Ives interview

"I'm always hoping there is something relatable hidden in our apparent differences."

The Comedy Loser, 14th March 2021

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