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Semi-final, Birmingham

BBC New Comedy Award, 2013 Episode 11 of 13

Patrick Kielty hosts the second of two semi-finals of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013 - Radio 2's nationwide search to find the UK's comedy stars of the future - from the London Arts Theatre.

This year the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013, a joint project between Radio 2 and Radio 4 Extra, is searching for the next big comedy stars to join the likes of previous finalists Alan Carr, Peter Kay, Lee Mack, Sarah Millican, Marcus Brigstocke, Russell Howard and Rhod Gilbert. Over 600 acts entered and 80 acts competed in eight regional heats held across the country; 6 acts are competing in this semi-final and three will go through to the final.

Release date:

27 minutes

Last on

Tue 3 Dec 2013 22:00

The acts

Jonny Pelham

Chris Grady

Steve Bugeja

Dave Green

Mark Silcox

Michael Mooney


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