Gits and Shiggles - Edinburgh Previews - Andy Zaltzman and Ray Badran
Andy Zaltzman + Ray Badran
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
Gits and Shiggles is one of London's best comedy nights, organising 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 the UK's finest political satirists, Andy Zaltzman is the host of the critically acclaimed The Bugle podcast - one of his frequent collaborations with John Oliver, which also include the BBC Radio series Political Animal and The Department.
A writer for Rory Bremner, he has also appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats, John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show, Russell Howard's Good News, Dave's One Night Stand, Unspun with Matt Forde and Stewart Lee's Alternative Comedy Experience, as well as being heard on BBC Radio's The Now Show and The News Quiz.
He has been internationally touring his acclaimed show Satirist for Hire since 2014.
“Political comedy at its best” The Sunday Times
“Zaltzman has the kind of whip-smart, sophisticated brain that makes Stephen Fry seem dim.” The Evening Standard
"Topical satire that manages to be both thought-provoking and uproariously funny” The Telegraph
“Fiendishly sharp satirist” Evening Standard
Ray Badran's done pretty much everything there is to do in Australian comedy. He's appeared on The Footy Show, created a 6 part series for Comedy Central and performed with Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron & Comedy Bang Bang! He could also be heard regularly on triple j.