The final of the 2018 BBC New Comedy Award, live from Edinburgh. Hosted by Mark Watson.
The final of the 2018 BBC New Comedy Award, live from Edinburgh.
Host Mark Watson will be joined by an expert panel of judges comprised of stalwarts of the comedy world, including Sioned Wiliam, Commissioning Editor for Comedy on Radio 4, as six of the UK's most exciting new comedy acts compete for the coveted title.
Acts competing are: Helen Bauer, Isa Bonachera, Mamoun Elagab, Stephen Buchanan, Sarah Mann and William Stone.
The winner of this year's competition will take home £1000 and a 15 minute script commission from BBC Studios. Past winners and finalists of the BBC New Comedy Award include Alan Carr, Peter Kay, Lee Mack, Sarah Millican, Russell Howard, Joe Lycett, Josie Long, and Nina Conti.
Producer: Lyndsay Fenner
A BBC Studios production for BBC Radio 4.