Tue 6th Mar at 8:00pm
@ The Half Moon Putney, London
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Gits and Shiggles Comedy: Paul Foot, Mike Wilmot, Adam Hess, James Loveridge
"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.
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
An alternative comedy legend, Paul Foot has cultivated a devoted following (known as The Guild of Paul Foot Connoisseurs). As seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Would I Lie To You?, Russell Howard's Good News, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive
“Can’t be contained and shouldn’t be missed” ????? Ed Fest Magazine
“He’s a comedy whirlwind from the school of Spike Milligan….. It’s risky to call someone unique, but Foot is certainly pretty close.” Three Weeks
“An exquisite symphony of jubilant madness” ???? Melbourne Age
“Utterly outlandish, but beneath layers of absurdity is Foot’s sharp eye for satire” ???? Time Out (Australia)
The return of Canadian stand-up legend Mike Wilmot - as seen on Live at the Apollo and Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and as an actor in It's All Gone Pete Tong.
"A fast talking stand-up whose close-to-the-bone repertoire leaves the audience in a state of hilarity that most comedians can only dream of’ – The Sunday Times
‘Like any fine comedian, he exudes intelligence and sweat in equal measures, Wilmot can give any other stand-up alive lessons in the power of laughter to free us from the shackles of embarrassment’ – Time Out
‘At times raucous, offensive and downright crude, he was nonetheless very, very funny producing belly cackles of genuine mirth throughout… this was a most entertaining experience’ – The Scotsman
Ace young stand-up - nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2015 Edinburgh Comedy Awards. As seen on @elevenish, Live at the Palladium and Live From the BBC.
‘For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian’ The Independent
‘Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery’ Time Out
‘One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the fringe’ Chortle
James Loveridge MC
Fast rising stand-up, James Loveridge is one of the most charming and funny new comics and MC's on the circuit.
“Loveridge brought out some of the shock and awe – all with a smile on his face, too” ????? Public Review
“James is an animated story teller; an entertainer. His jokes and asides are self-deprecating and sharp, and delivered in such a manner that makes it difficult not to laugh along.” ???? EdFringe Review
“He had the rest of us in stitches throughout a polished yet ever-evolving act, with asides and quips just as strong his actual jokes” ???? The Skinny"
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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.
Camp crusader whose pedantry, bluff and innuendo-ridden rants have made him an audience favourite.
He has previously been voted BBC Comedian Of The Year. He is also an Open Mic Award winner and Perrier Newcomer Nominee.
So he's pretty good then!
TV and radio appearances include "The Infinite Monkey Cage" (BBC Radio 4), “Never Mind The Buzzcocks” (BBC2), "Would I Lie To You" (BBC 1), "8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown" (Channel 4), "The Morning After" (NBC), "8 Out of 10 Cats" (Channel 4), "Set List" (Sky Atlantic), "Christmas Pub Quiz" (ABC Australia), "The Alternative Comedy Experience" (Comedy Central), "Spicks 'n Specks" (ABC Australia) "Melbourne Festival Gala" and "The Great Debate" (Channel 10 Australia),”Funny As Hell” (HBO Canada). In the USA Paul was a finalist on Series 6 of NBC's “Last Comic Standing”.
'It's baffling to me that Paul is not a household name in this country. His routines are like jazz clusters, loose hammocks, choked to the brim with jokes and ideas'
'Inspired, surreal and incomprehensibly funny' (Chortle)
'Capable of raising a laugh with just a brief shudder in the beat between jokes' (Wow247)
'He is completely in charge. An hour in his company is one of wet faced glee and it's over in a flash' (The Scotsman).
Paul Foot tour dates
Internationally acclaimed Canadian comedian and Time Out Comedy Award winner. Already an established massive star in Canada, for more than a decade Mike has built up a reputation as one of the unsung heroes of the UK comedy scene.
His TV work includes Rich Hall's Fishing Show/Cattle Drive on BBC4 and several appearances on Never Mind The Buzzcocks. He also played Paul Kaye's manager in the award-winning film It's All Gone Pete Tong.
... leaves the audience in a state of hilarity that most comedians can only dream of' (The Sunday Times)
'Wilmot can give any other stand-up alive lessons in the power of laughter to free us from the shackles of embarrassment' (Time Out).
Mike Wilmot tour dates
He has been nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award (2015) Chortle Best Circuit Comedian and Chortle Best Newcomer and was a staff-writer on Russell Howard’s Good News. He has appeared on ITV's Tonight at the London Palladium, Live From The BBC, The Chris Ramsey Show, Elevenish, Count Arthur Strong, Australia’s ‘Comedy Up Late’.
‘For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian’ **** The Independent
‘Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery’ **** Time Out
‘One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the fringe’ **** 1/2 Chortle
‘I’ve seen few shows that are funnier’ **** The Times
Adam Hess tour dates
Drawing on the most embarrassing recesses of his own life, James is a hilarious storyteller who captivates and entertains audiences with his cheeky yet charming personality.
'... he had the rest of us in stitches throughout a polished yet ever-evolving act,
with asides and quips just as strong his actual jokes' (The Skinny)
'James is an animated storyteller; an entertainer. His jokes and asides are self-deprecating and sharp, and delivered in such a manner that makes it difficult
not to laugh along' (http://www.edfringereview.com).
“Undoubtedly the best free show that I have seen at the Fringe.” (Broadway Baby).
James Loveridge tour dates