Half Moon presents:
Gits and Shiggles Comedy - Edinburgh Previews - Ed Gamble & Anuvab Pal
Ed Gamble + Anuvab Pal
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
Gits and Shiggles Comedy continues its preview and work-in-progress season. Two hour long shows from some of the best acts in the UK
This show features ED GAMBLE and Anuvab Pal.
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
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
This is what the international press say about Anuvab Pal
"India's Most Intelligent Comedian"- The New York Times
"India's answer to British wit" - The BBC
"Incredible. A mind bogglingly funny and necessary take on the British Empire in India” – Financial Times
"A mad genius" - Times Of India
When the Comedy Store of London opened in Mumbai, Anuvab Pal was the first Indian stand up comedian chosen to perform. Since then, he's performed his first special The Nation Wants To Know, about the madness of contemporary India, to sold out houses in 35 cities around the world from Sydney to San Francisco.
In India, he's a well known Bollywood screenwriter and playwright, with many hit stage and film credits including Loins Of Punjab Presents, The President Is Coming and Going Viral (on Amazon Prime). His second special Alive At 40 can be seen on Amazon Prime worldwide.
In the UK, he's a guest on the Bugle Podcast with Andy Zaltsman,was featured on Just a Minute with Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton in India, as a script supervisor on the ITV show Mumbai Calling. He'll be doing a radio show about The Empire on BBC Radio 4, next year.
This is his first London show and he premieres Empire, a stand up special on The British Empire in India.