BBC New Comedy Award. Copyright: BBC
BBC New Comedy Award

BBC New Comedy Award

  • Radio stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4 Extra / BBC Radio 2 / BBC Radio 4
  • 2011 - 2019
  • 75 episodes (9 series)

The BBC's nationwide search to find the best in new stand-up comedy talent. Stars Mark Watson and Patrick Kielty.

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2012, Episode 2 - Newcastle Semi-Final

Patrick Kielty hosts the second of the semi-finals, featuring performances from Tommy Rowson, Pete Otway, Hayley Ellis, Steph Peart, Liam Pickford and Sunil Patel.

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Further details

BBC New Comedy Award. Image shows from L to R: Sunil Patel, Hayley Ellis, Liam Pickford, Peter Otway, Tommy Rowson, Steph Peart. Copyright: BBC

Patrick Kielty hosts the second of two semi-finals, from The Sage Theatre, Newcastle.

The panel of esteemed comedy judges include Jason Cook and last year's winner, Angela Barnes.

BBC New Comedy Award. Image shows from L to R: Sunil Patel, Hayley Ellis, Liam Pickford, Peter Otway, Tommy Rowson, Steph Peart. Copyright: BBC

Result: Tommy Rowson, Sunil Patel and Pete Otway progress to the final.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 8th November 2012
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Patrick Kielty Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Angela Barnes Guest
Steven Canny Guest
Jason Cook Guest
Tommy Rowson Self
Peter Otway (as Pete Otway) Self
Hayley Ellis Self
Steph Peart Self
Liam Pickford Self
Sunil Patel Self
Production team
Lianne Coop Producer

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