BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award

The nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK.

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20190120190705

The first heat of BBC Introducing Radio 4 Award 2019, recorded at Up the Creek Comedy Club in London and hosted by Jen Brister. Ten new acts compete for a place in the Edinburgh semi-final of this prestigious new act competition.

Acts are:
Tom Elwes, Luke Chilton, Kemah Bob, Jamie D Souza, Gbemi Oladipo, Simone Belshaw, Anna Savoury, Sotonye Ogan, David Regan and Danielle Grufferty.

The judges are: Becky Singh (Director of Funny Women Award), BBC Executive Producer Alexandra Smith and comedian and writer Dane Baptiste.

Produced by Adnan Ahmed. A BBC Studios production.

20190220190712

The second heat of BBC Introducing Radio 4 Award 2019, recorded at Up the Creek Comedy Club in London and hosted by Sarah Keyworth. Ten new acts compete for a place in the Edinburgh semi-final of this prestigious new act competition.

The acts featured are:

Alex Franklin
Chloe Petts
Esther Manito
Hubert Mayr
Joe Hobbs
Luke Craig
Ophelie Hocquard
Rajiv Karia
Sian Docksey
Sid Singh

The judges are: Steve Bennett (from Comedy Website Chortle), BBC Executive Producer Alexandra Smith and comedian and writer Holly Walsh.

Produced by Adnan Ahmed. A BBC Studios production.

The nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK

A nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK

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The nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK.

A nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK