Komedia New Comedy Award in association with Comic Boom and Victoria Nangle

Komedia New Comedy Award in association with Comic Boom and Victoria Nangle

Komedia are excited to announce the launch of the Komedia New Comedy Award 2020, in association with Comic Boom and Victoria Nangle. Entries open from 2nd September 2019. MCs and judges include; comedians Angela Barnes, Zoe Lyons, Maisie Adam, Sameena Zehra, Simon Evans, Stephen Grant, Archie Maddox and Barry Ferns as well as Mel Brown (Impressive PR), Mick Perrin (Comedy Producer/Promoter), Jamie Walker (The Argus), Bruce Dessau (Beyond The Joke), Julia Chamberlain (Comedy Promoter/Reviewer), Steve Bennett (Chortle), Marina Kobler (Komedia Co-Founder), Lex Hollingworth (Komedia Venue Manager/Programmer) and more.

Applications open on the 2nd September 2019 for one month, with semi-finals in January 2020. The “Komedia New Comedy Award” 2020 winner will get an award, a bottle of fizz and a spot at Comic Boom comedy club at Komedia.

The award is open to comedians who have been gigging regularly for less than three years and have seven minutes of their own stand-up material, plus a clip they can send in with their application.

32 semi-finalists will be selected from clips and will be invited to perform across four semi-final heats. Further details for eligibility and how to enter will be available on the Komedia website. Application details to be found HERE

The semi-finals will take place on four consecutive Tuesdays in January 2020. Two comics from each one will be selected by the judges to go through to the Final, which will be MC’d by television regular, Brighton’s own Angela Barnes. After the heats, selected semi-finalists will still have the opportunity to win a place in the Final via a “wild card” public vote.

Comperes:

14th January – Semi Final – Barry Ferns
21st January – Semi Final – Archie Maddocks
28th January – Semi Final – Maisie Adam
4th February – Semi Final – Stephen Grant
11th February – Final – Angela Barnes

THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN OUR INTIMATE SPACE – KOMEDIA STUDIO

UNRESERVED CABARET SEATING

AGES 16+

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Komedia New Comedy Award in association with Comic Boom and Victoria Nangle