Phil Wang

Comedian Profile

  • Awards: Chortle Student Comedian of the Year, Comedy Central’s Funniest Student of the Year.
  • TV Appearances: Have I got News For YouLive At The Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Would I Lie To You?

Phil Wang won the 2010 Chortle Student Comedian of the Year Award and, in 2011, Comedy Central’s Funniest Student Award. In 2012 he was president of Footlights at Cambridge University, where he did a four-year engineering degree. He’s since performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe  and at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and is one-third of the comedy group Daphne.

Phil has appeared in The Rob Brydon ShowComedy Up LateAbout TonightIt Was Alright in the 70sHave I Got News for YouUnspun with Matt FordeWould I Lie to You?Live at the Apollo8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and The Dog Ate My Homework. He’s also acted in the sitcom Top Coppers and  has written for The Guardian newspaper.