Malaysian YouTube Sensation Nigel Ng (Uncle Roger) will perform at KL on June 17, 2022

Malaysian Nigel Ng, a London comedian who went viral for his portrayal of Uncle Roger, an Asian man who reviewed a video of fried rice with eggs, will do his Haiyaa World Tour live on 17 June 2022 in the Plenary Hall of the Kuala Lumpur Convention. Center.

“After two years, it’s a great feeling to be able to promote live international shows again. As a Malaysian, we couldn’t be more excited if our first ad was a tour leading another Malaysian!

“Nigel has made our country proud to be entering the international comedy circuit with sold-out shows in the UK this November,” said the director general of the organizer of the show Live Nation Malaysia, Para R., in a press release.

With more than 39 dates for his upcoming world tour of Britain, North America and Europe, Ng will also perform in major Asia Pacific cities. Last year, Ng created waves on his YouTube channel (mrnigelng) when he reacted to the version of the BBC’s cooking host, Hersha Patel. of a recipe for fried rice with egg.

In addition, his YouTube videos commenting on the fried rice versions of British chefs Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver have garnered more than 21 million and 17 million views respectively.

Ng (left) in his character of Uncle Roger, reacting to the video of Hersha Patel (right). Screenshot taken by YouTube / mrnigelng

The host of the podcast feel Rice to get to know you It has now garnered 70 million views on its YouTube channel and a combined follow-up of more than eight million on its social media platforms.

As a stand-up comedian, Ng has been nominated for Best Newcomer for his sold-out show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2019 and for multiple sold-out races across the UK and Europe.

His television credits include Stand Up Central and Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, BBC Two’s Mock The Week and ITV’s Jonathan Ross Comedy Club. He has also appeared on Variety, CNN, BBC, The Guardian, SBS (Korea) and South China Morning Post (Hong Kong).

Tickets, priced at 128, 188 and 228 RM, are available from November 26 at livenation.my and prworldwidelive.com.

The Kuala Lumpur-born comic, Ng, rose to fame after his video reacting to a BBC Food presenter went viral.  Photo: Off the Kerb.comThe Kuala Lumpur-born comic, Ng, rose to fame after his video reacting to a BBC Food presenter went viral. Photo: Off the Kerb.com

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