BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013 heat one, Edinburgh
Meet our first ten performers as they take to the BBC Potterrow tent stage in Edinburgh.
Essex boy James Loveridge produces videos for a YouTube comedy channel.
Originally a Swansea boy, property researcher Daryl now works in London.
Glaswegian Keiron programmes computers by day and performs comedy at night.
Londoner Patrick is originally from Buckinghamshire and performs comedy full-time.
Danish-born Sofie lives in London and pursues stand-up while studying.
Chris is a comedy script editor from Linlithgow.
Astrophysics student Hari currently lives in London.
Dan is a carer who currently lives in Brighton.
Simon D. Heaven
Simon is a full-time single parent and lives in York.
Alexander is from Shrewsbury and is currently studying film and television production.