Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

The nationwide search to find the best new stand-up talent in the UK. Hosted by Lloyd Griffith.

The third heat of BBC Introducing Radio 4 Award 2019, recorded at The Y in Leicester and hosted by Lloyd Griffith. Ten new acts compete for a place in the Edinburgh semi-final of this prestigious new act competition.

The acts featured are:

Abbie Edwards
Adam Beardsmore
David Eagle
Donald Alexander
Eleanor Colville
Stuart McPherson
Helena Langdon
Liz Guterbock
Nathan Roberts
Vlad Ilich

The judges are: Geoff Rowe (Director of Leicester Comedy Festival), BBC Executive Producer Alexandra Smith and comedian and writer Angela Barnes.

Produced by Adnan Ahmed. A BBC Studios production.

1 hour

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

Apply for tickets!

Apply for tickets!

We’d love you to be in the audience. New shows are added every day – find out more.