Mo Gilligan London show 2022: when is the comedian performing at the O2 Arena, are tickets still available?

Mo Gilligan’s show, The Black British Takeover II is happening this year.

Famous comedian Mo Gilligan is performing in London this year, exactly a year after the Black British Takeover.

It was labelled as the biggest show of his career, and was the catalyst for great success for Gilligan, who has risen to fame as a presenter and judge recently.

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What is the Black British Takeover?

Comedy is traditionally known as quite a hard sector to break into, so Gilligan decided to give a platform for emerging comedians.

This will feature some of the most outstanding headliners and emerging comedians from the UK comedy scene.

The event last year, on 8 December 2021, was regarded as one of the most ‘legendary’ shows in British stand-up history, and is expected to be as big this year.

The line-up for this year’s show has not yet been announced, but the line-up will be announced soon, and this article will be updated when it comes out.

When is the show?

Gilligan and co will be performing on the exact day of the first show, just a year on.

The 2022 performance will once again be held at the iconic O2 Arena, in front of a 20,000 strong crowd. It is being held on 8 December, 2022.

How do I get tickets?

Tickets for the show are currently on sale, and can be purchased from Ticketmaster.

Due to the show being around eight months away, there are still plenty of tickets left, with the cheapest costing £30.25 each.

To save yourself sifting through researching where the best tickets at the venue are, click the ‘best seats’ tab on Ticketmaster, with the site currently showing that the best tickets currently available are official platinum tickets, which will cost £213.40.

What is the lineup?

Currently, the lineup has not yet been announced for the event.

The first takeover from 2021 saw Slim, Thanyia Moore, Babatunde Aleshe, Eddie Kadi and The Compozerz will be appearing on the stage alongside Gilligan, but it is unknown if they will come back, or new artists will be performing.

Who is Mo Gilligan?

Mo Gilligan is an English comedian and presenter, who, in recent years, has enjoyed great success.

Being primarily a comedian, Gilligan cites his influence comes from the likes of Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock.

He is arguably best known for his role as a panellist on the popular ITV show ‘The Masked Singer’, appearing alongside Rita Ora, Davina McCall, Jonathan Ross and host Joel Dommett.

As well as that, he also bagged his first major presenting role, as he co-presented the 2022 Brit Awards with co-host Maya Jama.

In 2017, Gilligan gained fans as one of the most famous musicians in the world, Canadian rapper Drake quoted the comedian on Instagram to his 100 million followers.

Gilligan gained notoriety in 2018, as he co-hosted The Big Narstie Show with Big Narstie himself.

As well as his involvement with The Big Narstie Show, he also launched his own series, The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan in 2019 and created the TV stand-up special Mo Gilligan: Momentum.

Gilligan has garnered his reputation based on his humour, energy and his flexibility as a comedian and presenter.