Tue 19th Dec at 8:00pm
@ The Half Moon Putney, London
Gits & Shiggles Comedy: Aisling Bea, Ed Gamble, Sophie Willan, Desiree Burch, Huge Davies, Tom Webb
"Gits and Shiggles is one of London's best comedy nights, organizing events throughout the capital as well as monthly at its residency at The Halfmoon, Putney.
"Awesome comedy night... If you haven't been yet, go. They've got chairs and everything" - Rich Fulcher, The Mighty Boosh
"Certainly lives up to the hype... an absolutely solid hour of brilliant material" The List
"A masterclass in high impact entertainment" Evening Standard
"An hour of high-energy comedy that is puppyishly irresistible" The Independent
"A born comedian" Chortle
“The opinions and convictions Bea smuggles into her set […] suggest a comic who’ll have meaningful things to say once she’s proven, to everyone’s satisfaction, that she’s got being funny in the bag. On which point: job done.” The Guardian
"[A] comic who has taken a step up this year" Chortle
"An excellent comic" The Scotsman
"Entertaining and inspiring…perfectly structured with a rare sensitivity and intelligence" The Times
"Frank and extremely funny" Evening Standard
"Brought the roof down" The Independent
"It’s an eye-catching show from a comedian deservedly on the rise" The Guardian
"Jet black, funny and unsettling" Chortle
"Clearly an act that will be going places" Bruce Dessau
"Ingenious and fresh" Time Out
"One of the best MCs on the circuit" London is Funny
"Keeps the audience laughing so hard, there's barely time to breathe" British Comedy Guide"
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Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
This event takes place at The Half Moon Putney, which has achieved Bronze Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
Irish born, London residing, Aisling's name is pronounced Ash-ling Bee. She was named Irish Tatler's Entertainment Woman of the Year 2013 and winner of So You Think You're Funny 2013, the first woman to do so in 20 years, and only the second woman to do so in the competition's 25 year history. Expect hilarious hip-hop moves and wonderfully silly stories.
Aisling Bea tour dates
Ed Gamble is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor. Ed has appeared on some of the UK’s most popular TV shows: Mock the Week (BBC Two), Man Down (Channel 4), Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC Two) and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Two), as well as presenting radio shows for BBC Radio One and BBC Radio Four. He won the prestigious Chortle award for Best Compere in 2014.
Prior to this, Ed was co-writer and host of the iTunes-topping Peacock and Gamble Podcast as part of his double-act with comedian Ray Peacock. Peacock and Gamble also performed a sell-out UK tour in 2012, which was described as “a triumph of live comedy” (Fringe Guru) and “incessantly hilarious” (The Guardian).
“A hugely likeable performer…an excellent comic” (Paul Whitelaw, The Scotsman).
“A fully-rounded stand-up fiesta” (Brian Donaldson, The List).
Ed Gamble tour dates
Both brutally honest and gloriously unpredictable, Sophie Willan takes inspiration from her unusual life experiences, to make bold, unapologetic and political work. A force to be reckoned with, she exudes confidence and northern charm.
“Victoria Wood with an attitude problem.” BBC Comedy
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Raised in L.A., developed artistically in NY and currently resides in London. Her brash and energetic comedy style has been seen on NBC and E4, and made her the winner of the 2015 Funny Women Stage Award for stand-up. As a writer and performer, she makes raw and gutsy work. Her critically-acclaimed solo show 52 Man Pickup has toured internationally and her solo piece Tar Baby won a 2015 Fringe First for new writing at the Edinburgh International Festival Fringe.
In 2015, Desiree Burch, “a larger than life New Yorker… who brought the roof down” (–The Independent), won the Funny Women stage award for stand-up comedy.
On screen, Desiree has been featured on E4s World’s Greatest Bodyshockers and NBC’s Before the Morning After. Huffington Post has listed her as one of their Favorite Female Comedians.
Live comedy credits include Spank, Angel Comedy, Greg Shapiro Presents, Shaggers, Right Now! with Carolyn Castiglia, Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train, and The Big C Comedy Gala in Edinburgh.
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Venue: The Half Moon Putney
Disabled Access: Bronze Status
Enquiries: 0208 780 9383
Disabled Bookings: 0208 780 9383
→ Putney 11 min walk
→ Putney Bridge 10 min walk