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Gits and Shiggles Comedy
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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 Half Moon, Putney.
Bringing you the best in emerging, established and alternative stand-up, sketch, musical, character and improv comedy, acts performing at past and future events include Jack Whitehall, Alistair McGowan, Sean Hughes, Josh Widdicombe, Henning Wehn, Holly Walsh, Andrew Lawrence, Josh Howie, Loretta Maine, EastEnd Cabaret, Andy Zaltzman, Rich Fulcher, Tom Rosenthal, Mark Little, Piff the Magic Dragon, Pappy's, Humphrey Ker, Dr Brown, Cardinal Burns, Tony Law, The Beta Males, Isy Suttie, Frank Sanazi, Wit Tank, Norman Lovett, Alex Horne, Adam Bloom, Ava Vidal, Lucy Porter, Patrick Monahan, Jigsaw, Jay Foreman, Daniel Simonsen, Stephen Carlin and Bridget Christie.
"Awesome comedy night... If you haven't been yet, go. They've got chairs and everything" - Rich Fulcher, The Mighty Boosh
"Ace line-ups picked by true comedy connoisseurs" - Time Out
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Iain Stirling is a comedian and BAFTA nominated presenter. A well-known face on television, Iain is the recognisable cheeky voice of Love Island (ITV2) Other credits include performing on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central and Drunk History (Comedy Central), as well as hosting his own Scottish BAFTA nominated (best children’s show) panel show The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), joining the panel on Fake Reaction and Safe Word (ITV2) and Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC Three), A regular voice on the radio too, Iain has made appearances on shows including The Now Show, Dilemma (Radio 4), The Josh Widdicombe Show (XFM) and recorded a Radio One takeover. Finalist, Scottish Comedian Of The Year 2008 and Best Newcomer Chortle Nominee 2011. 'An innate sense of timing, with perfect pace and phrasing' (Chortle) Iain Stirling featured in Ents24's 20 Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.
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After growing up in '80s South-East London and surviving a post-Bush, post-racial, post-Thatcher, post-Twilight Society, Dane realised that it was a moral obligation to chronicle and in some places parody the human experience and contemporary western culture. Star of hit podcasts Dane Baptiste Questions Everything and Quotas Full. As seen on Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Sunny D, Live at the Palladium…pretty much all over your TV screen. 'Brilliant' (Comedy Blogedy) 'Intelligent and genuinely hilarious' (Adam Bloom) 'Observational comedy at its finest' (The Independent) 'Baptiste is a comical genius' (www.EdFestMag.com) 'A thunderingly charismatic comic' (The Guardian).
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With her infectious laugh and high energy Rosie Jones brings 'huge laughs' (Chortle) and has quickly become a must-see act on the comedy circuit. The ex-television researcher was awarded second place in the Leicester Mercury's New Comedian Of The Year 2018, and has already starred on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Last Leg: The Correspondents. With seemingly no end to her talents, Rosie is also an incredible actor, making her primetime debut as Serena in a Silent Witness two-part special.
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Nigel Ng is a Malaysian stand-up comedian who moved to London to pursue a comedy career. He was nominated for the prestigious Best Newcomer Award for his sold-out show Culture Shocked at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, and then followed that up with another sold out week-long run at London's Soho Theatre in 2020. He made his TV debut in 2018 on Comedy Central's Stand Up Central, shortly followed by Comedy Central’s Roast Battle. In 2019, he’s quickly added to this by appearing on Mock the Week (BBC Two), Romesh Presents: Nigel Ng (Sky) and Stand Up, Asia! (Comedy Central). He is also the co-host of ‘Rice To Meet You’, a comedy podcast about Asian culture.
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A wry, dry comedian with an engaging slyness and intelligence. Originally from Australia, now available in the northern hemisphere. "Nick Elleray could almost be Louis CK played at the wrong speed. ... an under-appreciated purveyor of quality downbeat comedy" Chortle "An engaging stand-up with an inventive mind" The List "Definitely an act that left the audience wanting more" Bruce Dessau, BeyondTheJoke.co.uk
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Winner of the Comedy Smackdown at the Galway Comedy festival 2010, and of the Bulmers Nuttin’ But Funny Competition 2009, Chris Kent is one of Ireland’s rapidly rising young comedians. As well as being regular MC at Cork’s City Limits comedy club, Chris has gigged all over Ireland with PJ Gallagher, Ardal O’Hanlon and Colin Murphy, to name but a few. His sharp style prey's on his own everyday life and his ability to laugh at himself gives for some great viewing. Chris is one to watch! ‘Breathes new life into anecdotal comedy’ The List. 'Compelling storyteller, truly surprising, beautifully delivered’The Scotsman.
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The Half Moon Putney
- 93 Lower Richmond Road
- SW15 1EU
- Disabled access:
- Bronze Status