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First Semi-Final

Patrick Kielty hosts the first semi-final of the 2015 BBC Radio New Comedy Award, recorded at the Glee Club in Cardiff.

Patrick Kielty hosts the first semi-final of the 2015 BBC Radio New Comedy Award, recorded at the Glee Club in Cardiff. 750 applicants have been whittled down across 8 heats to our 12 semi-finalists, and tonight features Daniel Cook, Athena Kugblenu, Andy Storey, Ken Cheng, Sean Morley and Zahra Barri.

With extended sets and backstage interviews with the contestants and judges.

Produced by Lyndsay Fenner and Laura Baron.

30 minutes

Broadcast

Eleven top gags from Edinburgh

Eleven top gags from Edinburgh

The best jokes from the semi-finals of the BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award 2019.

Seven tips to make yourself funnier

Seven tips to make yourself funnier

The BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award comedians have some top tips on getting a laugh.

Have a Laugh with Radio 4

Have a Laugh with Radio 4

Comedy clips and funny features

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