BBC New Comedy Awards 2021.

BBC New Comedy Awards

BBC Three (Online) and BBC One stand-up competition. 7 episodes (1 series) in 2021. Stars Mawaan Rizwan.

Next new episode is on Friday 5th November at 1am. Episode 7
Catch-up on Episode 6 on BBC iPlayer   Episode 2 is repeated on BBC1 today at 11:40pm.

BBC New Comedy Awards 2021.

BBC New Comedy Awards

The BBC competition to find the best new stand-up comedians

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2021
Channels
BBC Three (Online), BBC One
Episodes
7   (1 series)
Star
Mawaan Rizwan
Director
Geraldine Dowd
Producer
Lindsay Jex

The nationwide hunt to find the best new stand-up comics.

Since the prestigious awards first aired in 1995, they have helped launch the careers of many of the UK's best-loved comedians.

The 2021 heats are in Croydon, Wolverhampton, Halifax, Swansea, Dundee and Portrush, with the final taking place in Newcastle.

The winner receives £1,000 plus a paid commission to write and perform in a 30-minute audio pilot, mentored by a BBC comedy commissioner.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 19th October 2021 on BBC Three (Online) at 6am
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 19th October 2021 on BBC Three (Online) at 6am
Upcoming repeats
  1. 2021 Episode 2: Today at 11:40pm on BBC1
  2. 2021 Episode 3: Tuesday at 11:35pm on BBC1
  3. 2021 Episode 3: Wednesday 27th October at 12:35am on BBC1 Wales
  4. 2021 Episode 4: Wednesday 27th October at 11:35pm on BBC1
  5. 2021 Episode 4: Thursday 28th October at 12:05am on BBC1 Wales
  6. 2021 Episode 4: Thursday 28th October at 1:50am on BBC1 Scot