BBC New Comedy Award. Copyright: BBC.

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.

2013

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1. Heat 1

First broadcast: Friday 6th September 2013

The first heat of the 2013 BBC Radio New Comedy Award. Recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with host Susan Calman and guest judge Dan Antopolski.

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2. Heat 2

First broadcast: Friday 13th September 2013

The second heat of the 2013 BBC Radio New Comedy Award, hosted by Mick Ferry with guest judge Tony Law.

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3. Heat 3

First broadcast: Friday 20th September 2013

Hosted by Justin Moorhouse and recorded at the Comedy Store in Manchester. Featuring guest judge John Thomson.

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4. Heat 4

First broadcast: Friday 27th September 2013

The fourth heat of the 2013 BBC Radio New Comedy Award comes from the Comedy Store in Manchester, with Jo Enright as host and Howard Read as guest judge.

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5. Heat 5

First broadcast: Friday 4th October 2013

The fifth heat of the 2013 BBC Radio New Comedy Award, hosted by Joe Lycett. Featuring guest judge Isy Suttie.

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6. Heat 6

First broadcast: Friday 11th October 2013

Heat six of the 2013 BBC Radio New Comedy Award comes once again from the Glee Club in Cardiff, with Elis James as host and Isy Suttie as guest judge.

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7. Heat 7

First broadcast: Friday 18th October 2013

The show moves to London for heat seven. Hosted by Arthur Smith at the Up The Creek comedy club, this heat includes Stephen K Amos as guest judge.

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8. Heat 8

First broadcast: Friday 25th October 2013

The show is in London for the final heat. Hosted by Tom Wrigglesworth at the Up The Creek comedy club, with Stephen K Amos as guest judge.

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9. Wildcard Vote 2013

First broadcast: Friday 1st November 2013

2012 winner Lucy Beaumont presents highlights from the eight shortlisted runners-up, fighting for the two 'wildcard' semi-final places.

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10. Semi Final 1

First broadcast: Monday 2nd December 2013

Patrick Kielty hosts the first of two semi-finals of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013. This one comes from London.

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11. Semi Final 2

First broadcast: Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Patrick Kielty is in Birmingham for the second of the two semi-finals of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013.

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Special: Grand Final

First broadcast: Monday 9th December 2013

The final of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013, broadcast live on Radio 2 from The Comedy Store in London. Hosted by Patrick Kielty.

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