Gits and Shiggles - Edinburgh Previews: Matt Forde, Jonny And The Baptists
"Gits and Shiggles Comedy's season of previews and works-in-progress continues. Two hour long shows from some of the best acts in the UK.
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"
Info provided by the Event Organiser
This event takes place at The Half Moon Putney, which has achieved Bronze Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
Matt is a writer on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Stand-Up for the Week and can also be heard on his own late night phone-in show on the Sony-Award winning talkSPORT.
'A first class comic' (The Guardian)
'Highly engaging, inherently funny... an innate ability to ad lib laughs out of thin air' (Chortle.co.uk)
'Manages to combine infectious enthusiasm with astutely well-informed political opinions' (Three Weeks).
Matt Forde tour dates
Comedy band 'Jonny & The Baptists' make riotous music, biting satire and anthemic hilarity.. Nominated for the 'Amused Moose Laughter Awards', the '2013 New Act of the Year Awards' and the 'Musical Comedy Awards'. Many TV & Radio appearances including 'The Now Show' (BBC Radio 4), 'The Infinite Monkey Cage' (BBC Radio 4), 'The Gadget Show' (Channel 5) and 'Sketchorama' (BBC Radio 4).
'A triumph' (Chortle)
'The enthusiasm, avidity and passion of the band radiate well after the gig has finished' (The List)
'... musical comedy's rising stars' (The Times).
Jonny And The Baptists tour dates