BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013 heat seven, London
Lovely snaps of the first line-up from London's famous Up the Creek comedy club.
Londoner Joz works in a college and thinks winning will validate his comedy career.
TV researcher Michael is from Northern Ireland and started out in stand-up last year.
Sandi works at Exeter University and says winning the award would 'change her life'.
Tom is from London and has entered the award 'because stand-up wasn't stressful enough'.
One-liner comic Jake makes videos for a coaching company and 'can't think about winning'.
Dr. Mark is a scientist from London and really wants to pass his driving test.
Teacher Katie is from London and has been inspired by listening to comedy on the radio.
Brighton-based Chris makes video games and calls the award 'king of the comedy contests'.
Londoner James Bran works for a comedy promoter in London and performs comedy haikus.
Conor moved from his native country of Ireland to pursue a comedy career in London.