Half Moon presents:
Gits & Shiggles Comedy
Aisling Bea + Ed Gamble + Sophie Willan + Desiree Burch + Huge Davies + Tom Webb
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
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
One of the best young stand-ups working today, and a Gits and Shiggles favourite. A team captain on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Aisling has also appeared on Live at the Apollo, QI, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Russell Howard's Good News, Taskmaster, The Big Fat Quiz of Everything, Room 101, Channel 4's Comedy Gala and A League of Their Own
Winner of the Best Female TV Comic at the 2014 British Comedy Awards and the 2012 winner of the prestigious So You Think You're Funny competition. Also a 2013 nominee for Best Newcomer at the 2013 Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
As an actor, she has appeared in The Fall, Dead Boss, Hard Sun and Cardinal Burns
"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 regular panellist on Mock the Week, Ed Gamble is a fast rising stand-up star, and hosted his own all star charity show at Gits and Shiggles earlier this year. As seen on Russell Howard's Good News, Drunk History, Sweat the Small Stuff, Man Down and in the US on Conan.
"[A] comic who has taken a step up this year" ★★★★ Chortle
"An excellent comic" The Scotsman
Nominated for Best Show at the 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her show Branded. Both brutally honest and gloriously unpredictable, Sophie Willan makes bold, unapologetic work that is raucously funny and completely original. As seen on Channel 4's The Last Leg Correspondents and Dave's As Yet Untitled "Entertaining and inspiring…perfectly structured with a rare sensitivity and intelligence" ★★★★ The Times
"Frank and extremely funny" ★★★★ Evening Standard
Originally from New York, London based Desiree Burch has been establishing herself as one of the funniest acts on the circuit since winning the prestigious Funny Women competition in 2015. She also performed in the critically acclaimed US show Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
"Brought the roof down" The Independent
"It’s an eye-catching show from a comedian deservedly on the rise" ★★★★ The Guardian
A nominee for the 2017 BBC New Comedy Award, surreal musical comic Huge Davies has supported such acts such as Sara Pascoe and Nish Kumar. Huge is also a member of the Soho Young Company comedy lab, performing regular sold out showcases at the Soho Theatre.
"Jet black, funny and unsettling" Chortle
"Clearly an act that will be going places" Bruce Dessau
One of Gits and Shiggles favourite MCs, Tom also MCs a host of top London comedy nights, such as Laugh Out London and The 99 Club, Leicester Square. As seen on FC Dave with David Baddiel
"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