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THIS IS THE 2017 ARCHIVE SITE - Click here for the latest information



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.

If you are a New Act and are interested in taking part in the 2018 competition please watch this space - we will be introducing a new submissions process soon!

This years' winners:

Winner - Sunjai Arif
Runner up - Benji Waterstones

Previous winners:

2016
Winner - Pav Rao
2nd - Mark Dennett
3rd - Faye Treacy
Special Commendation: Tamar Broadbent

2015
Winner - Bethan Roberts
2nd - Phil Cooper
Joint 3rd - Aideen McQueen and Jay Cowle

2014
Joint winners - Archie Maddocks and Paul Revill
Runner up - Russ Peers

2013
Winner - Larry Dean
2nd - Garrett Millerick
3rd (joint) - Nico Yearwood & Jonathan Wagstaffe

2012
Winner - Harriet Kemsley
2nd - Manos the Greek
3rd - Dan McKee

2011
Winner - Matt Richardson
2nd - Andrea Hubert
3rd - Chris Turner

2010
Winner - Mickey Sharma
2nd - Rob Beckett
3rd - Mark Simmons

2009
Winner - Joe Lycett
2nd - Jo Selby