Half Moon presents:
Gits and Shiggles Comedy - Edinburgh Previews - Josh Widdicombe + Nigel NG
Josh Widdicombe + Nigel NG
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
JOSH WIDDICOMBE AND NIGEL NG
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
One of the UK's most popular acts, Josh Widdicombe is a regular on Channel 4's The Last Leg, as well as starring in his own BBC sitcom, Josh. As well as this, he has appeared on Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, QI, Stand Up for the Week, Taskmaster, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Insert Name Here, The Apprentice: You're Fired and Dara O'Briain: School of Hard Sums. On radio he hosted Fighting Talk as well as his own XFM show.
"The undisputed king of the exasperated petty gripe" ★★★★ Evening Standard
"Widdicombe has found the sacred balance of context and relatability that Michael McIntyre so famously wields, only it feels more intimate and real here" ★★★★ Chortle
London based Malaysian stand-up Nigel Ng is a fast rising star on the UK comedy scene, winning the Amused Moose Laugh Off in 2016 and selected to part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve in 2017. His parents are so proud.
"Pleasing fish-out-of-water observations about finding his place in society, or not, in both the US and UK" Chortle
Star of Channel 4’s ‘The Last Leg’, ‘Stand Up for the Week’ and BBC1’s ‘Mock the Week’ and ‘Live at the Apollo’.
Josh is one of the most in demand and highly regarded comedians in the UK for both his live stand-up and TV work. Highlights include; two sell-out UK tours and two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, an Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, three series of the critically acclaimed hit Channel 4 show ‘The Last Leg’, with regular appearances on BBC1’s ‘Mock The Week’, Channel 4’s ‘8 Out Of 10 Cats’, BBC’s QI, Live at the Apollo, and ‘Channel 4’s Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital’ 2012 and 2013.
Josh also hosts the coveted Saturday mid-morning slot on XFM with his much-loved radio show regularly featuring in the iTunes Podcast Top 10.
"Guardian sports reporter turned ace observationalist Josh Widdicombe has the ability to find the sparkle in the mundane that puts him in line to be the next Sean Lock” - Guardian
'This is one of the most individual, accomplished, hilarious and unforgettable hours I have had this year' - The Scotsman
“His talent for comedy is priceless” – Evening Standard