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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.

Press Clippings

Janine Harouni wins BBC New Comedy Award 2019

Janine Harouni has won the BBC New Comedy Award 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 15th August 2019

Stephen Buchanan - Interview with the BBC award winner

A chat with Stephen Buchanan, who won the BBC New Comedy Award competition final at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe.

British Comedy Guide, 16th August 2018

BBC New Comedy Award final 2018 review

Mark Watson's an old hand at hosting the BBC New Comedy Award final now, and even he's anxious, more so than his usual shtick.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 13th August 2018

Stephen Buchanan wins BBC New Comedy Award 2018

Stephen Buchanan has won the BBC New Comedy Award 2018.

British Comedy Guide, 12th August 2018

BBC launches 2018 New Comedy Award

The 2018 BBC New Comedy Award has been launched today. Entries for the contest series close on Thursday 3rd May.

British Comedy Guide, 9th April 2018

Heidi Regan wins BBC New Comedy Award

The final of the 2017 BBC New Comedy Award has taken place this afternoon in Edinburgh.

British Comedy Guide, 13th August 2017

BBC New Comedy Award 2017 open for entries

The BBC New Comedy Award, the Radio 4 stand-up competition, is now open for 2017 entries.

British Comedy Guide, 6th April 2017

Jethro Bradley wins BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016

Stand-up comedian Jethro Bradley has won the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016.

British Comedy Guide, 14th August 2016

BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016 launches

The BBC has launched the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016, the competition in which it aims to find a new stand-up star. This year the final will be broadcast live on Radio 4 from the Edinburgh Fringe.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd March 2016

Yuriko Kotani wins BBC New Comedy Award

Japanese stand-up Yuriko Kotani has won the 2015 BBC Radio New Comedy Award, after a public vote.

British Comedy Guide, 20th November 2015