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.
Lost Voice Guy's set and winning speech.
Footage from the final of the 2013 contest.
The Glee Club in Birmingham was the venue for the second semi final.
The first six semi-finalists perform at the Arts Theatre in the heart of London's West End.
For the final heat of the 2013 award, the last ten acts appeared on the stage at Up The Creek in Greenwich.
From 2013, Episode 8. Featuring: Stephen K Amos, Tom Wrigglesworth, Gregory Akerman, James Bannon, Njambi McGrath, Jonny Lennard, Ean Luckhurst, Katherine Bennett, Garrett Millerick, Patrick Potter, Tonte Bo Douglas, Alex Holland.