Nigel Ng: Culture Shocked

Comedy (stand-up)

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Nigel Ng (as seen on Comedy Central's Standup Central, Roast Battle) brings you on a joyous romp through his life in the UK as a Malaysian immigrant. See him tackle topics close to his heart, both big and small, from 'how to retain one's cultural identity when in a foreign land?' to 'is Wagamama actually Asian?'. Tipped as 'One To Watch' in 2019 by Chortle. 'Brilliant... Go see him' ***** (One4Review.co.uk).

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Chortle (3.5/5 stars) 2 days ago

This is surely one of the better debut shows this year. Malaysian comic Nigel Ng has been in the UK for four years and previously lived in the US, and his perspective on life as a permanent immigrant has been wrangled into some fine routines and real belly-laugh moments. ...

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The Times [paywall] (4/5 stars) 5 days ago

The surname is pronounced “Ung”: best get used to saying that because on the evidence of his debut this Malaysian comic is here to stay. There are scores of stand-ups doing culture-clash comedy. Nigel Ng, though, seems to have spent every last moment of his four years in Britain making...

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The Scotsman (3/5 stars) 10 days ago

Slick and suave, Nigel Ng is a Malaysian stand-up who honed his skills in the US. Perfectly at ease with the audience, he takes particular interest in speaking to those from abroad, his four years in the UK and Brexit affording him insight and relevancy. At his best, and with...

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The Skinny (3/5 stars) 11 days ago

It seems fitting that this show – detailing how Malaysian Nigel Ng has adopted to British culture – contains so many references to fish, because it is the Fringe equivalent of shooting our piscine friends in a barrel. For what better way to entertain your largely British audience than with...

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The List (3/5 stars) 12 days ago

British mores are gently mocked by a smooth operator...

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Fest (3/5 stars) 14 days ago

Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng’s slick hour centres on his experiences as a foreigner in the UK. In using this outsider status to highlight the absurdities of national norms, he invites his predominantly-British audience to find their everyday behaviours nonsensical. He hints at forms of racism, especially given how Western cultures...

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