Half Moon presents:
Gits and Shiggles Comedy - Edinburgh Previews - Marcus Brigstocke + Angela Barnes
Marcus Brigstocke + Angela Barnes
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.
MARCUS BRIGSTOCKE AND ANGELA BARNES
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
One of the finest stand-ups and political satirists in the UK, and star of his own show, The Late Edition. Also seen on Have I Got News For You, QI, Live at the Apollo, Argumental, Sorry, I've Got No Head and News Knight with Trevor McDonald and heard on Just a Minute, The Now Show and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. He is also appeared as King Arthur in the West End comedy musical Spamalot.
"The way he articulates his scorn that makes Brigstocke such a classy comic" Chortle
"Consistently funny... Brigstocke certainly knows how to spin out a yarn" Beyond the Joke
A tremendous stand-up, Angela won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2011. As seen on Mock the Week, Stand Up for the Week, Russell Howard's Good News and Alan Davies' As Yet Untitled, and heard on BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz and The Now Show.
"Brilliantly funny" Sarah Millican
"She's just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic" The Guardian
"Angela Barnes is the best mainstream female comedian I’ve seen since Sarah Millican... I can't be any clearer than that can I?" Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard Critic
“A beautifully paced performance that was aided by the consistent quality of her jokes, many of which showed a great skill with self-deprecation.” Chortle