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Phil Wang is one of the UK’s most exciting stand-up comedians and 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, Kinabalu, sold out at the Edinburgh Festival in 2017 and his subsequent national tour was extended through 2018 and included four weeks at London’s Soho Theatre.
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.