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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.

Video clips

Lost Voice Guy at the BBC

2014 award winner, Lost Voice Guy, comes to the BBC for a high-powered meeting with the comedy execs, and gives new entrants some comedy advice.

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Audio: Lost Voice Guy wins BBC New Comedy Award 2014

Lost Voice Guy's set and winning speech.

The 2013 Final

Footage from the final of the 2013 contest.

2013 - Semi Final 2

The Glee Club in Birmingham was the venue for the second semi final.

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2013 - Semi Final 1

The first six semi-finalists perform at the Arts Theatre in the heart of London's West End.

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2013 - Heat 8

For the final heat of the 2013 award, the last ten acts appeared on the stage at Up The Creek in Greenwich.

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