Comedian Nigel Ng cuts a rather more dashing figure onstage than his famous orange polo shirt-wearing character. Photo: handout, @mrnigelng/Instagram Comedian Nigel Ng cuts a rather more dashing figure onstage than his famous orange polo shirt-wearing character. Photo: handout, @mrnigelng/Instagram
Comedian Nigel Ng cuts a rather more dashing figure onstage than his famous orange polo shirt-wearing character. Photo: handout, @mrnigelng/Instagram

The real Uncle Roger: who is Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng, behind the YouTube sensation forever remembered for mocking the BBC’s approach to fried rice?

He opened for Ken Jeong’s first European stand-up show and was nominated for best newcomer at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival – but it was the Malaysian social media star’s Rice to Meet You podcast co-host, Evelyn Mok, who came up with the Uncle Roger concept

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Comedian Nigel Ng cuts a rather more dashing figure onstage than his famous orange polo shirt-wearing character. Photo: handout, @mrnigelng/Instagram Comedian Nigel Ng cuts a rather more dashing figure onstage than his famous orange polo shirt-wearing character. Photo: handout, @mrnigelng/Instagram
Comedian Nigel Ng cuts a rather more dashing figure onstage than his famous orange polo shirt-wearing character. Photo: handout, @mrnigelng/Instagram
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