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Final - Part 1

Hosted by Mark Watson, the final six compete for the prestigious BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016, broadcasting live from the Edinburgh Fringe.

Mark Watson hosts the grand final of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016 - Radio 4's nationwide search to find the UK's comedy stars of the future - live from the Edinburgh Fringe.
The BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016 is searching the country to find the next big comedy stars to join the likes of previous finalists Alan Carr, Peter Kay, Lee Mack, Sarah Millican, Marcus Brigstocke, Russell Howard and Rhod Gilbert.
Sixty acts competed in six regional heats held across the country to make it through to the semi-finals in Edinburgh, and now the live final from the Fringe.
Tonight, live on Radio 4, those final six acts go head to head to battle it out in the hope of being crowned winner of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016 with a prize of £1,000 and a script commission with BBC Radio Comedy. Deciding upon the winner is an esteemed comedy panel of judges.

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