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BBC New Comedy Award

BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4 stand-up awards. 75 episodes (9 series), 2011 - 2019. Stars Mark Watson and Patrick Kielty.

2011 - Grand Final

The live hour-long final of the stand-up awards hosted by Patrick Kielty featuring performances by the six finalists - Angela Barnes, Mark Restuccia, Joe Lycett, Pat Cahill, Chris Turner and Tez Ilyas.


7pm - 8pm. Then Alan Carr's general entertainment show between 8pm - 9pm, with the results announced from 9pm - 9:30pm.

Broadcast details

Saturday 18th June 2011
BBC Radio 2
90 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Patrick Kielty Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Lewis Carnie Guest
Sarah Millican Guest
Stephen K Amos Guest
Jane Berthoud Guest
Chris Ramsey Guest
Pat Cahill Self
Chris Turner Self
Joe Lycett Self
Mark Restuccia Self
Angela Barnes Self
Tez Ilyas Self
Production team
Lianne Coop Producer


Audio: Angela Barnes' Winning Routine

Hear Angela Barnes, Radio 2 New Comedy Award champion, perform her winning stand-up routine.

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Featuring: Angela Barnes.

BBC New Comedy Award - Final Highlights

Highlights from the live final of the BBC New Comedy Award 2011, recorded at the Tabernacle in West London on Saturday 18th June 2011.

Featuring: Patrick Kielty, Pat Cahill, Chris Turner, Joe Lycett, Mark Restuccia, Angela Barnes, Tez Ilyas, Sarah Millican, Stephen K Amos, Chris Ramsey.