Larry Dean has been named Bath Comedy Festival's 2013 New Act of the Year.
The Glaswegian comedian started his stand-up career in 2008 and now works in comedy full time. He has previously appeared at the Manchester Comedy Festival, and in 2011 performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Bath Comedy Festival's New Act of the Year competition runs through the week of the festival, with five heats taking in 35 up-and-coming comedians.
Dean was crowned the winner at the final, which took place at Bath Cricket Club on Saturday 6th April.
Bath's new act competition, organised by Mirth Control, has been running since 2009. The previous winners are Harriet Kemsley (2012), Matt Richardson (2011), Mickey Sharma (2010) and Joe Lycett (2009).
To find out more about this year's winner, visit his website www.larrydeancomedy.co.uk
Below is footage recorded at The Stand in 2011 featuring Larry Dean in action. Note: This video contains some adult themes.