Half Moon presents:
Gits and Shiggles Comedy
Phil Wang + Ahir Shah + Mo Omar + Jarlath Regan
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 Half Moon, 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 Gits and Shiggles favourite stand-ups, Phil has been seen on Have I Got News for You, Unspun with Matt Forde, Would I Lie to You?, Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and The Dog Ate My Homework. He is also part of the Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated sketch group Daphne, star of their own Radio 4 show Daphne Sounds Expensive
"Closing in on standup dreamland... with this striking new show" ★★★★ The Guardian
Nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2017 and 2018, Ahir Shah is one of the most critically acclaimed and fast rising young stand ups in the UK.
"A call to arms against complacency" ★★★★ The Guardian
"One of his generation's most eloquent comic voices" ★★★★ The Telegraph
"Fiendishly clever and furious" ★★★★ The Times
Somali-born, Cardiff-raised and London Based, Mo Omar is a fast rising talent with a unique perspective.
Winner of Leicester Square New Comedian Of the Year 2017 competition and semi-finalist in the So You Think You’re Funny & Amused Moose 2017 competitions.
“Omar has a winningly irreverent attitude to sacred cows, with a fresh and feisty delivery that gives him a contemporary edge” Chortle
Jarlath Regan is an Irish comedian, writer, illustrator creator and host of the Irishman Abroad podcast. Since the age of 24 he has made his living performing standup across Ireland, the UK and the rest of the world including the Edinburgh, Montreal, Chicago, Melbourne, New Zealand and Dubai Comedy Festivals. In 2013 he moved to London to perform standup. 6 months later he created the award winning Irishman Abroad podcast series. The collection of in-depth, long-form interviews with will known Irish emigrants and people of Irish heritage has earned rave reviews from The Guardian, Telegraph and Irish Times, and has featured Hozier, Sharon Horgan, Brian O’Driscoll, Chris O’Dowd, Sir Terry Wogan, Glen Hansard, Aidan Gillen, Sonia O’Sullivan, Boy George, Dylan Moran, Lisa Hannigan, Graham Linehan and many many more. It is listened to by more than one million people worldwide. Jarlath has staged live episodes of the podcast at the Dublin Film Festival, Dublin Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Cork International Film Festival, Body & Soul Festival, London Irish Comedy Festival as well as a residency at the Museum Of Comedy in London.
"Could turn out to be the biggest thing since Ricky Gervais picked up a laptop” - The Telegraph
“Quite frankly, every single young person reading this should go download this podcast and listen to it every week for the rest of time.” – The Guardian