2018 BBC New Comedy Award winner Stephen Buchanan — the sketches that helped set him on his way to stand-up stardom
13 August 2018
Glasgow’s Stephen Buchanan won the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award 2018 and, in doing so, followed in the footsteps of some of the British comedy scene’s star names.
Acts such as Peter Kay, Joe Lycett, Romesh Ranganathan, and Sarah Millican also made names for themselves after featuring in the awards.
Stephen’s batch of sketches – many for BBC Scotland’s comedy ventures – showcased the undoubted talent that helped him scoop the coveted title.
Stephen Buchanan’s winning set.
Some of Stephen’s best bits
Could this be Scotland’s WORST driving instructor?
How much is acceptable to share about your affliction in a doctor’s waiting room?
Stephen’s road to the title
BBC New Comedy Award
Josie Long’s winning set from 1999
David O’Doherty’s set from 1999
Peter Kay’s set from 1997