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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.

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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From 2015. Featuring: Lee Ridley.

Audio: Lost Voice Guy wins BBC New Comedy Award 2014

Lost Voice Guy's set and winning speech.

From 2014, Episode 11. Featuring: Patrick Kielty, Lee Ridley.

The 2013 Final

Footage from the final of the 2013 contest.

From 2013, Episode 12. Featuring: Patrick Kielty, Rob Carter, Steve Bugeja, Peter Brush, Jonny Pelham, Mark Silcox, Ean Luckhurst.

2013 - Semi Final 2

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

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From 2013, Episode 11. Featuring: Patrick Kielty, Chris Grady, Steve Bugeja, Dave Green, Jonny Pelham, Michael Mooney, Mark Silcox, Gary Delaney, Miles Jupp.

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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From 2013, Episode 10. Featuring: Patrick Kielty, Rob Carter, Peter Brush, Dean Sekhon, Jake Lambert, Ean Luckhurst, Katherine Bennett, Mark Steel, Shappi Khorsandi.

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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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.