The Bath Comedy Festival has been designed to attract the cream of cutting edge talent and to support New Acts wanting to make their mark.
Geoff Whiting of Mirth Control is once again organising the Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition which involves a series of heats followed by an Awards Night Final.
See the what's on page for details of the events.
Please note submissions are now closed for the 2016 competition.
If you are a New Act and are interested in taking part in the 2017 competition please email your details direct to email@example.com .
Winner - Bethan Roberts
2nd - Phil Cooper
Joint 3rd - Aideen McQueen and Jay Cowle
Joint winners - Archie Maddocks and Paul Revill
Runner up - Russ Peers
Winner - Larry Dean
2nd - Garrett Millerick
3rd (joint) - Nico Yearwood & Jonathan Wagstaffe
Winner - Harriet Kemsley
2nd - Manos the Greek
3rd - Dan McKee
Winner - Matt Richardson
2nd - Andrea Hubert
3rd - Chris Turner
Winner - Mickey Sharma
2nd - Rob Beckett
3rd - Mark Simmons
Winner - Joe Lycett
2nd - Jo Selby