BBC New Comedy Award 2012 final: part one
On Monday 12 November, six finalists - whittled down from over 800 entrants - went head-to head for the final time at Blackpool's Grand Theatre. Hosted by Patrick Kielty, and overseen by esteemed judges Stephen K Amos, John Thompson and Head of Radio Comedy, Jane Berthoud, the acts competed for a public vote by performing live on BBC Radio 2 and the Red Button. This film is part one of the Red Button broadcast of the event.
The finalists were: Pete Otway, Matt Winning, Tommy Rowson, Sunil Patel, Lucy Beaumont, Matt Rees.
Available since: Thu 15 Nov 2012
Watch the budding stand-ups and see if you can spot a funny face of the future.
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