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The wildcard results are in!

Frankie Ward | 10:03 UK time, Friday, 19 October 2012

Last week, we asked you to chose which of our wildcards deserved to go through to the semi-finals of the competition.

Happily, you were keen to have your say and we can now reveal which of the wildcards will be joining fellow runners-up Hayley Ellis and Sunil Patel - who the judges chose to put straight through to the semi-finals - in the next stage of the competition.

So, without further ado, our winning wildcards are Harriet Kemsley and Tommy Rowson!

New Comedy Award 2012 competitior Harriet Kemsley

Tommy Rowson, Cardiff runner-up

The two popular comedians will each be placed in one of our two semi-finals, the first of which takes place in London next week. You can watch Harriet's London heat performance here and Tommy's Cardiff set here.

Here are the performers they'll be joining - click on the name of each comedian to see them performing at their winning heat:

London semi-final (Leicester Square Theatre)

Matthew Winning (Edinburgh)

Stuart Hossack (Birmingham)

Matt Rees (Cardiff)

Lucy Beaumont (Brighton)

Kwame Asante (London)

Newcastle semi-final (The Sage, Gateshead)

Pete Otway (Leeds)

Steph Peart (Liverpool)

Liam Pickford (Manchester)

Hayley Ellis (Manchester runner-up)

Sunil Patel (Birmingham runner-up)

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