Phil Wang is one of the UK’s most exciting stand-up comedians and is a great choice for hosting a corporate awards ceremony or performing an after-dinner cabaret set.
He has appeared on shows including hosting Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Have I Got News For You (BBC1), QI (BBC2), Would I Lie to You? (BBC1), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Drunk History(Comedy Central), The Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice (C4), Jack Dee’s Helpdesk (BBC2), is a regular correspondent for Unspun with Matt Forde(DAVE) and appeared as a regular guest throughout series 7 of Taskmaster (DAVE). In 2018, Phil recorded a fifteen-minute stand-up special for Netflix as part of The Comedy Lineup, one of only two non-US acts in the series. 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.
An internationally-acclaimed live act, Phil has written and performed four solo stand-up shows as well as international performances at festivals including Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the New Zealand Comedy Festival. His latest critically acclaimed live show, Philly Philly Wang Wang, broke records at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe, selling out its entire run before the festival even began, and subsequently selling out a final extra show in the 750-seater Pleasance Grand. He is now taking the show to theatres across the nation on his largest UK tour to date.
Previous television appearances include The John Bishop Show (BBC1), Russell 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 Unbelievable Truth, Fresh From the Fringe and Best Behaviour, as well as the Comedy Live Lounge (BBC Radio 1). Previous awards include Chortle Student Comedian of the Year Award and Comedy Central’s Funniest Student Award.
“Just wanted to say a quick thank you for helping us out this year with Phil, you have been great to work with and very accommodating. Phil was amazing to work with, very kind, understanding, looked great and perfectly handled the night. Please make sure to tell him!”
"Just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to Phil for last night. He was calm in what was unfortunately a very rushed rehearsal, a total pro and a complete hit with our crowd (no mean feat with conference delegates!)"
Media Awards, 300 pax
"Thanks for your help with organising everything for Phil. The event was a huge success and Phil was great. We really appreciated that he adapted his set so much to fit with the industry."
Transport Awards, 300 pax