Semi-Final 1 (Edinburgh, 3 June 2011)

The first semi-final took place on Friday 3 June at the Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh.

Through to the final: Angela Barnes, Mark Restuccia, Joe Lycett
Other semi-finalists: Horse & Louis, Adam Hess, Luke Graves
Presenter: Patrick Kielty
Judges: Rhona Cameron, Bruce Morton, Tania Harrison

Highlights from the first semi-final


The New Comedy Award

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The BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Award 2011 was a nationwide search to find the best in new stand-up comedy talent. Find out more.


Watch videos from the 2011 Award.

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