Enter Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Competition 2013
Laughing Horse Comedy has launched its 2013 search for new stand-up talent. This competition, which aims to look for the comedy stars of tomorrow, has been running since 2001 and, thanks to a new sponsor in the form of WeGotTickets, has now boosted the top prize to £2,000.
During November, December and January heats of the WeGotTickets Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Competition will take place around the country in an attempt to discover the very best in new comedy talent. With heats throughout London and across the country at locations from Glasgow to Brighton, it is easy to get involved in the process and over 1,000 entrants are expected to take part.
Now in its 13th year, the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year has helped to discover some top comic talent in the past. Over the years, previous finalists have included Russell Kane, Jack Whitehall, Greg Davies, Rhod Gilbert, Daniel Rigby, Nina Conti, Henning Wehn and more.
After the quarter finals and semi-finals (which will be held in March, April and early May 2013), the finalists will compete in the Grand Final where the top prize is a package comprising of a £2,000 cheque, paid work offers, Fringe festival exposure and a shiny trophy. Of course, all finalists will actually be 'winners' as they will benefit from being able to add the competition to their CV, and perform in an event in front of comedy agents, bookers and reviewers.
The 2013 final will be held at Highlight Camden on Sunday 26th May, compered by previous finalist Imran Yusuf.
For further information on the competition, and to fill in the entry form visit: www.laughinghorsecomedy.co.uk
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