Best New Sketch Act 2013: The Final

Best New Sketch Act 2013: The Final. Copyright: Associated London Films Limited.

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Sketch show performed on the following days in August 2013...

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It's the grand final of the Gilded Balloon and Sketch Club's exciting new competition for sketch and character comedy writers and performers. In front of a panel of expert judges from the comedy industry, the winners of six London heats battle it out in Edinburgh for the big title - the winning act landing themselves a full three week run at the Gilded Balloon next year. It's a show no comedy fan will want to miss. The stars of the future today. 'Sketch Club is mesmerising ... flashes of true brilliance' (Time Out).

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Full press release

Best New Sketch Act 2013 is a brand new type of comedy competition focused entirely on the art of sketch and character comedy. With the support of the Gilded Balloon, Sketch Club's new competition is set to change the way this genre is perceived in the industry.

The competition has already earned a lot of attention from industry big hitters, including the BBC, Zeppotron and a host of some of the biggest independent comedy producers in the UK.

The prize is a full 3 week run at the Gilded Balloon in August 2014. Previous performers at Sketch Club in London include British Comedy Award winners Cardinal Burns, Perrier winner Laura Solon, Russell Brand, Pappy's, and Joe Wilkinson.