Gits & Shiggles comedy presents Kerry Godliman, Sofie Hagen and Sarah Keyworth + more TBA
8.00PM - 11.00PM
The best emerging, established and alternative stand-up, sketch, musical, character and improv comedy from London and beyond.
Kerry Godliman, Shappi Khorsandi, Milo McCabe, Sarah Keyworth and Nish Kumar MC
Kerry Godliman is an English comedienne and actress, best known for portraying Hannah in the Channel 4 television series Derek.
Godliman has appeared in Law of the Playground, Spoons, Extras, Life's Too Short, Rush Hour, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Miranda and Home Time. She appeared in the final episode the first series of Frankie as a seriously ill hardworking patient. She also appeared in the 2011 Birds Eye polar bear commercial for their new frozen king prawns. Godliman plays Hannah in Ricky Gervais' Channel 4 sitcom Derek. She played the mother in Our Girl.
She has appeared on Radio 4's "At the Fringe". From the end of April 2013, she also had her own 4-part series on Radio 4, "Kerry's List". In August 2014, she made her debut appearance on the long-running BBC Radio 4 quiz, "Just A Minute".
Shappi established herself as one of the country's finest comedians in 2006 with her sell out Edinburgh show, Asylum Speaker.
This show lead to the publication of her childhood memoirs, "A Beginner's Guide To Acting English", her best selling literary debut.
In typical Shappi style, this show told the story of how her family were forced to flee Iran and gain asylum in the UK. Her father's popularity as a satirist attacking the regime has ensured they cannot return to Iran.
As Shappi says, "obviously there's free speech in Iran, but little freedom after you've spoken."
Shappi's career has taken her to all corners of the globe, she has appeared on countless TV & Radio shows including; Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, QI, Just a Minute & other flagship radio 4 programmes.
She is proud of being a "spit & sawdust" standup & one of her favourite things is pulling on her wellies, trudging through muddy fields, and performing at every music festival which has a comedy tent - from Glastonbury to Secret Garden Party.
She has received an honorary doctorate from Winchester University for her contribution to the arts and recently received the prestigious James Joyce award from Dublin University.
She is also currently hoping to receive an apology from Ealing Council for consistently failing to remove her bins on time.
Shappi has taken part in the iconic television & live show for Amnesty Internation, The Secret Policeman's Ball, as well as several series of Live At The Apollo & Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.
Her screenwriting debut was in the form of Sky's Little Crackers & she has recently been commissioned to write a drama script for BBC Television.