BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013 heat five, Cardiff
Meet the first bunch of acts from our visit to The Glee Club in Cardiff.
Steven is from Scotland but now lives in Swansea and juggles stand-up with warehouse work.
Tom is a full-time comedian from Bexleyheath, a town that counts as both London and Kent.
Postman Ben is from near Bath and thinks the award is a good way of prepping a tight set.
Kiri, who was born in Wales but now lives in London, works for a comedy promoter.
Londoner Sean works for a removals firm and has entered the award for a 'good gig'.
Writer Saskia is from London and, when it comes to comedy awards, 'enters everything'.
Jack Barry is a recent graduate from London and is currently interning at VICE magazine.
The 6ft7 animator from Peterborough would like to see 'silly stand-up' take over the TV.
Graduate Dean is from London and grew up listening to Mitch Hedberg and Demetri Martin.
The Welsh-Iraqi comedy actor and writer gained critical acclaim for her solo Fringe debut.