*SOLD OUT* Gits & Shiggles comedy presents: Henning Wehn, Spencer Jones, George Lewis and two Mystery Guests
7.30PM - 10.30PM
The best emerging, established and alternative stand-up, sketch, musical, character and improv comedy from London and beyond.
Henning Wehn, Spencer Jones, George Lewis and two Mystery Guests
Named by Stewart Lee as one of the best stand-ups working in Britain today, Henning Wehn, the self styled German Comedy Ambassador to Great Britain won the prestigious Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 2005.
On TV, he has appeared in QI, Would I Lie to You, 8 out of 10 Cats, Room 101, The Alternative Comedy Experience, The Matt Lucas Awards and Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle.
On radio, he has been heard on Henning Knows Best, Fighting Talk, Loose Ends and The Unbelievable Truth.
A Gits and Shiggles regular, we're very pleased to welcome Henning Wehn back to preview his 2014 Edinburgh show.
"Who said Germans have no sense of humour? Gloriously unreconstructed comedy" The Guardian
"Glory lies ahead" Time Out
Spencer Jones is a character comedian and creator of The Herbert - a grinning cockney prat specialising in prop, physical, visual, character, clown, music, old fashioned, retro and current comedy.
'... brilliantly creative prop work... could single-handedly give prop comedy a good name following a generation of hacks...' (Chortle)
'the nicest, funniest, silliest, most heart-warming hour you can have' (Scotsman On Sunday)
'... brilliant' (IMDB)
'... quite disturbing' (Digital Spy)
'Spencer Jones provides a constant stream of laughter' (The Scotsman)
'... lunacy in the slow lane...' (london Is Funny).
'An expert craftsman'- (Steve Bennett, Chortle)
George Lewis is a comedian/ writer/ actor from Stockport in Greater Manchester. He now lives in London.
With his 'intuitive subversive humour... geeky self-assurance' (Arts Award Voice) and 'the sheer inventive strength of his writing' (Chortle) George has won the Nando’s New Comedian of the Year Award, The Brighton Squawker Award, the Comedy Cafe New Act night, the Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of the Year, and he beat over 700 people to win the prestigious Amused Moose Laugh Off at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe.
Last year George was picked for the Best of the Fest showcase at the Brighton Festival and played to one and a half thousand people at the Brighton Dome. He’s also performed on BBC Radio 4 and regularly appears at comedy clubs up and down the country.
£7 Adv/ £7Door