BBC New Comedy Award - 2017

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01Heat 1 - London20170630

The first heat of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 will be recorded at Up The Creek in London and it will be hosted by Nish Kumar. The judges will be the comedian Mae Martin, BBC Radio Comedy Editor Simon Nicholls, and Steve Bennett from Chortle. Ten new comedians will perform in the hope of making it through to the semi-final at the Edinburgh Festival.

02Heat 2 - London20170707

Kerry Godliman is your host from Up The Creek Comedy Club in London.

The second heat of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 is to be recorded at Up The Creek in London and it will be hosted by Kerry Godliman.

The judges are the comedian Holly Walsh, BBC Radio Comedy Editor Simon Nicholls, and Steve Bennett from Chortle.

Ten new comedians will perform in the hope of making it through to the semi-final at the Edinburgh Festival.

03Heat 3 - Manchester20170714

The third heat is from Manchester's Comedy Store with host Barbara Nice.

The third heat of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 will be recorded at Manchester's Comedy Store with host Barbara Nice.

The judges will be the comedian Phil Ellis, BBC Radio Comedy Editor Simon Nicholls, and Steve Bennett from Chortle.

Ten new comedians will perform in the hope of making it through to the semi-final at the Edinburgh Festival.

04Heat 4 - Manchester20170721

The fourth heat is from Manchester's Comedy Store with host Tez Ilyas.

The fourth heat of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 will be recorded at Manchester's Comedy Store with host Tez Ilyas.

The judges will be the comedian Zoe Lyons, BBC Radio Comedy Editor Simon Nicholls, and Steve Bennett from Chortle.

Ten new comedians will perform in the hope of making it through to the semi-final at the Edinburgh Festival.

05Heat 5 - Cardiff20170728

The fifth heat is from the Glee Club in Cardiff, with host Kiri Pritchard-McClean.

The fifth heat of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 will be recorded at the Glee Club in Cardiff with host Kiri Pritchard-McClean.

The judges will be the comedian Lloyd Langford, BBC Radio Comedy Editor Simon Nicholls, and Steve Bennett from Chortle.

Ten new comedians will perform in the hope of making it through to the semi-final at the Edinburgh Festival.

06Heat 6 - Cardiff20170804

The fifth heat is from the Glee Club in Cardiff, with host Lloyd Langford.

The sixth heat of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 will be recorded at the Glee Club in Cardiff with host Lloyd Langford.

The judges will be the comedian Tiff Stevenson, BBC Radio Comedy Editor Simon Nicholls, and Steve Bennett from Chortle.

Ten new comedians will perform in the hope of making it through to the semi-final at the Edinburgh Festival.

07Semi-final 1 - Edinburgh20170808

Mark Watson hosts the first semi-final from the Edinburgh Festival.

The first semi-final of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 is hosted by Mark Watson at the Edinburgh Festival.

The judges are comedians Dane Baptiste and Angela Barnes, and BBC Radio Comedy's Julia Mackenzie.

The best new acts compete for a place in the final being broadcast live on BBC Radio 4 at 6.15pm on Sunday 13th August.

08Semi-final 2 - Edinburgh20170809

Mark Watson hosts the second semi-final from the Edinburgh Festival.

The second semi-final of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 is hosted by Mark Watson at the Edinburgh Festival.

The judges are comedy writer and presenter Clive Anderson, comedian Tom Allen, and BBC Radio Comedy's Julia Mackenzie.

The best new acts compete for a place in the final being broadcast live on BBC Radio 4 at 6.15pm on Sunday 13th August.

09Final 1 - Edinburgh20170813

Mark Watson hosts the final of the New Comedy Award 2017, live from the Edinburgh Fringe.

Mark Watson hosts the final of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 - Radio 4's nationwide search to find the UK's comedy stars of the future - live from the Edinburgh Fringe. Past finalists include Alan Carr, Peter Kay, Sarah Millican, Joe Lycett, Russell Howard and Rhod Gilbert.

Sixty acts competed in six regional heats, and two semi-finals, held across the country to make it through to the live final in Edinburgh. The final six acts will now go head to head in the hope of being crowned winner of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017, with a prize of £1,000 and a script commission with BBC Studios Radio Comedy. Deciding upon the winner is an esteemed comedy panel of judges, Hugh Dennis, Sioned Wiliam and Jenny Eclair, with a special performance from Tez Ilyas.

Mark Watson hosts the final of the New Comedy Award 2017, live from the Edinburgh Fringe.

Mark Watson hosts the final of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017 - Radio 4's nationwide search to find the UK's comedy stars of the future - live from the Edinburgh Fringe. Past finalists include Alan Carr, Peter Kay, Sarah Millican, Joe Lycett, Russell Howard and Rhod Gilbert.

Sixty acts competed in six regional heats, and two semi-finals, held across the country to make it through to the live final in Edinburgh. The final six acts will now go head to head in the hope of being crowned winner of the BBC New Comedy Award 2017, with a prize of £1,000 and a script commission with BBC Studios Radio Comedy. Deciding upon the winner is an esteemed comedy panel of judges, Hugh Dennis, Sioned Wiliam and Jenny Eclair, with a special performance from Tez Ilyas.

1020170813

Mark Watson hosts the final of the New Comedy Award 2017, live from the Edinburgh Fringe.

10 LASTFinal 2 - Edinburgh20170813

Mark Watson hosts the final of the New Comedy Award 2017, live from the Edinburgh Fringe.