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New Comedy Awards 2003

Take a look at the winner and five finalists in action during the 2003 New Comedy Awards.

The winner

Rhod GilbertRhod Gilbert

He won in 2003 after his girlfriend nagged him to enter, now Rhod is one of the hottest stand-ups on the circuit.

"I used to chip in punchlines, throw in jokes and just try to disrupt everybody."
Watch Rhod in action

** Please note the stand-up acts marked with asterisks contain adult themes which are unsuitable for children.

The runners up

Greg HookGreg Hook
From bin man to a stand-up comedian, Greg showed it was more than possible to change career paths.

Watch Greg performing **

Steve HallSteve Hall
Previously working in a bank, Steve's act covers all the taboo subjects from STDs to religion.

Watch Steve performing **

The finalists

Ava VidalAva Vidal
Law student and mother Ava left her job as a prison officer to persue a new career path in comedy.

Watch Ava performing

Lloydy is a character creation based on the the colourful folks found at street markets across the country.

Watch Lloydy performing **

Michael AndersonMichael Anderson
One year into a law degree, Sheffield based Michael Anderson decided to try his hand at stand-up.

Watch Michael performing **

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