BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013 heat three, Manchester
Meet the acts from heat three...
David lives in Manchester and is helping scientists cure cancer (by making them cuppas).
Manchester-based Kevin currently works in a kitchen and loves watching Sean Locke.
Canterbury's Harriet splits her time between performing and saving lives with the NHS.
Part-time stand-up Alex lives in Brighton with his mum and currently works in admin.
Londoner Dane is a full-time stand-up and has performed his comedy for BBC Three.
NHS employee Peter is from Leeds. He has written for Radio 4's The Show What You Wrote.
Liam is from Ashton-Under-Lyme, Manchester, and is happy to 'mow your lawn for a tenner'.
Steve is a writer from Manchester who had a sucessful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013.
Durham's David Callaghan is a lifelong Edinburgh Fringe-goer and has recently graduated.
Londoner Michael Spicer is a copywriter and entertains thousands of followers on Twitter.