BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013 heat four, Manchester
Say hello to the acts from our fourth heat!
Liverpudlian Adam has given up his day job to pursue a full-time comedy career.
Dan is from Leicester and works in retail so he can fund his budding career in comedy.
Glenn Moore is a newsreader from London and thinks winning would help his own development.
Johnny is currently studying in Newcastle and says the award is 'very well respected'.
Londoner Dave works in a cafe. He's entered because 'even his mum's heard of the BBC'.
Jack is a comedian and writer from London who performs as beat poet Malcolm Head.
Caryle resident James is a former cars salesman and is 'currently giving comedy a crack'.
Imogen is a writer from London and hopes the award will help her become more well-known.
Newcastle comic Lauren is a student and performed for us on her first visit to Manchester.
Londoner Richard Todd teaches art classes for a charity.