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Bath Comedy Festival
Bath Comedy Festival - information for New Acts

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 .

Previous winners:

Winner - Pav Rao
2nd - Mark Dennett
3rd - Faye Treacy
Special Commendation: Tamar Broadbent

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