Phil Wang is one of the UK’s most exciting stand-up comedians and has appeared on shows including Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Would I Lie to You? (BBC1), Jack Dee’s Inauguration Helpdesk (BBC2), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4) and Drunk History (Comedy Central). He has also written and starred in two series of Daphne Sounds Expensive for Radio 4 with his Foster’s Newcomer Award nominated sketch trio, Daphne. It has recently been announced that Phil will appear as part of Netflix’s upcoming series of fifteen-minute stand-up comedy specials later this year.
An internationally-acclaimed live act, Phil has performed four solo stand-up shows as well as international performances at festivals including Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. His latest critically-acclaimed live show, Kinabalu, sold out at the Edinburgh Festival in 2017 and his subsequent national tour has been extended through 2018.
Previous television appearances include The John Bishop Show (BBC1), Russel Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and a regular role in the BBC3 sitcom Top Coppers. He has also appeared on Funniest Moments of 2014 (Channel 4), The Rob Brydon Show (BBC2), Three at the Fringe (BBC3) and on BBC Radio 4’s Fresh From the Fringe and Best Behaviour, and the Comedy Live Lounge (BBC Radio 1). Previous awards include Chortle Student Comedian of the Year Award and Comedy Central’s Funniest Student Award.
‘Hugely entertaining…a unique and properly funny stand-up comic.’
‘Certain belly laughs.’
★★★★ Sunday Times
‘Perfectly intertwined personal-political belly laughs.’
‘Humorous self-deprecation, killer punchlines and just the right amount of risqué.’
‘Intoxicating stuff, with the jokes coming thick and fast.’
Visit Phil’s website at www.philwang.co.uk
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