=Winner of the Chortle Student Comedian of the Year Award, Comedy Central’s Funniest Student Award and former President of the Cambridge Footlights, PHIL WANG presents his first grown-up hour of stand-up comedy at the Edinburgh Festival. PHIL will be performing his debut show Anti-Hero; a collection of sharp observations and curious opinions, told with undue confidence, at the Pleasance Courtyard. Prepare to meet the biggest WANG in comedy.

PHIL is rapidly making a name for himself as one of Britain’s funniest Engineering graduates, having appeared on The Rob Brydon Show (BBC One), and been featured on Three at the Fringe (BBC Three). He was part of the Festival’s longest-running stand-up showcase, The Comedy Zone in 2011, which has previously launched the careers of DAVE GORMAN, HARRY HILL, STEWART LEE, AL MURRAY and CHRIS RAMSEY.

Last year, PHIL embarked on the Footlights International Tour, performing the Cambridge Footlights show, Perfect Strangers, around the UK and America with a sell-out month at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Venue: Pleasance Courtyard – Bunker
Date: 3rd Aug – 25th Aug
Time: 5.50pm
Box Office: 0131 226 0000

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Avalon is one of the leading promoters of live comedy in the UK. Recent highlights include: RUSSELL HOWARD performing to over 240,000 fans with sell-out tour Right Here, Right Now; AL MURRAY’s twice extended show Al Murray The Pub Landlord The Only Way Is Epic, including two dates at the Queen’s Theatre, London; Edinburgh Comedy Award and the Barry Award winning RUSSELL KANE’s new tour Posturing Delivery; RICHARD HERRING returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for his 25th year; DAVE GORMAN’s Barry Award nominated sell-out tour Powerpoint Presentation; GREG DAVIES’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated, triple-extended, 109 date sell-out show Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and new tour The Back of My Mum’s Head, including two dates at the Hammersmith Apollo; LEE NELSON’s sell-out date at the IndigO2 with Lee Nelson Live; ROB DELANEY selling out his UK debut London run at Soho Theatre in one hour from a single tweet; U.S.’s number one podcasting comedian PAUL F. TOMPKINS playing the UK for the first time at London’s Soho Theatre.