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. 67 episodes (8 series), 2011 - 2018. Stars Mark Watson and Patrick Kielty.

Another series is in development.

2014, Episode 1 - Edinburgh Heat 1

BBC New Comedy Award. Susan Calman. Copyright: BBC.
Nearly 800 budding stand-ups applied, now hear the heats. Susan Calman presents the first show, recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Ten new comics battle for a place in the semi-finals. Jason Byrne is the guest judge.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th September 2014
BBC Radio 4 Extra
60 minutes