Zoë Coombs Marr

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Zoë Coombs Marr is an Australian comedian, performer and actor.[1][2]

In 2014, Coombs Marr acted in Gideon Obarzanek’s L’Chaim which premiered as part of Sydney Dance Company's season Interplay.[1]

In 2016 her show Trigger Warning, in which she adopts the persona of a sexist man called "Dave",[3] received the Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF).[4][5][6] As well as the Barry (now known as Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award), the show also won two Green Room Awards.[3]

Coombs Marr introduced her new character, "Bossy Bottom" at the Adelaide Fringe in March 2018, after she decided to leave "Dave" behind.[3] She was nominated for the Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer for her new show.[7][8][9] In April 2020, Amazon Prime started streaming a comedy special of "Bossy Bottom".[3]


  1. ^ a b "Zoe Coombs Marr". Sydney Dance Company. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Find Artists | PBJ Management". www.pbjmanagement.co.uk. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d Reich, Hannah (23 April 2020). "In Zoë Coombs Marr's Amazon Prime comedy special Bossy Bottom we meet the woman behind Dave". ABC News. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  4. ^ Schwartzkoff, Louise (23 September 2016). "Zoe Coombs Marr takes Edinburgh Fringe Festival by storm". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  5. ^ Jackson, Gabrielle (19 July 2016). "Zoë Coombs Marr: why a 'cranky lesbian in her 30s' should be person of the year". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  6. ^ Blake, Elissa (25 September 2014). "Zoe Coombs Marr puts women centre stage in Belvoir's Is This Thing On?". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Lano & Woodley, Celia Pacquola, Anne Edmonds and Zoë Coombs Marr nominated for 2018 Helpmann Awards". comedy.com.au. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  8. ^ "2018 Nominees and Winners | Helpmann Awards". www.helpmannawards.com.au. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Zoë Coombs Marr - Token Artist Management | Hire or Book Zoe Here". Token. Retrieved 24 October 2019.

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