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30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 11 June 2011

Patrick Kielty presents the second semi-final of the BBC New Comedy Award 2011, Radio 2's nationwide search to find the best of new stand up comedy talent in the UK.

From ten regional heats held across the country, twelve acts have been selected by both a judging panel and an audience vote and will be whittled down to just six for the grand final broadcast live on Saturday 18 June. Tonight the second six acts go head to head at The Komedia in Bath.

Previous finalists of the BBC New Comedy Award include Alan Carr, Rhod Gilbert, Lee Mack and Peter Kay - join us as we discover the next comedy stars of the future.


Listen to the 2013 finalists

Listen to the finalists

Hear the finalists perform at the Comedy Store, London.

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