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Get Ready to Laugh. It’s nearly time for the first (of two) Semi-Finals of the LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year.

LGBTQ+ New Comedian Of The Year Semi Finals 1

15 May at The Two Brewers

Mark your calendars! Join them at The Two Brewers on May 15th for an evening filled with talent and laughter. Watch and vote for your favourite comedians as they battle for a spot in the finals this June. Hosted by the fabulous James Barr, with a special performance by previous competition runner-up, the hilarious Dick Denham—this night is not to be missed!

Experience a night of queer hilarity and support emerging talent in our community. Four finalists will be chosen—help decide who makes it to the top!

The LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year Competition will hold the semi-finals, showcasing some of the most exciting emerging talent on the LGBTQ+ comedy scene. Join The LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year Semi-Finals 1 for your chance to watch & vote for your favourites and help them find the LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year! With MC Kuan Wen and Headliner Dee Allum.

LGBTQ Comedian of the year Semi-Finalists lineup: 

LIZ NORMAN: “Frumpy and funny, Lizzie Norm is a northern comic with a dry wit, a quirky slant, and weird observations.”

EVA PERONI: “Don’t cry for me, argentinny.”

CALVIN JONES: “One to watch” – Calvin’s mother

AINDREAS FALLON VERGRUGGEN: “One of the hardest names to pronounce on the scene.”

JAMES DANIELEWSKI: “Cheeky real-life stories from a gay Northerner down south.”

JR: “A Clapham Gay or Clapham Grey, representing Daddies out there!”

JEN NOLAN: “Comedian, train wreck and viable candidate to be your next step mum.”

MAPLE ZUO: “Chinese-Mongolian Comedian. Finalist Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2023”

BECK WALKER: “So good their ex still comes to their shows.”

CIARA O’HERLIHY: “London-based comic and writer.”

SALLYANN FELLOWES: “Weirdly funny Autistic Bisexual. Winner Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2023”

JIMMY TAM: “Silly Ho, who’ll change how you look at rice forever.”

Wednesday 15th May 2024 from 7:30 pm at Two Brewers, 114 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UJ, United Kingdom.


22 May Seven Dials Club, WC2. 

Hosted by the excellent Kuan Wen, with a special performance by previous competition finalist Dee Allum, this night is not to be missed! 

Semi-Finalists lineup:

SAM DANSON: “Embracing Bisexuality with Wit and Charm!”

FAB GOUALIN: “The levity architect – constructing joy one punchline at a time.”

ALAN JAY:  “Delightfully dark and audaciously dirty.”

MARA JOY: “Very stupid person doing very stupid comedy.”

HOLLY REDFORD-JONES: “Singing songs, spelling words wrong. Straightest thing in Chesterfield”

CAITLIN POWELL: “Blends razor-sharp rants, off-kilter observations, and silly bits.”

BECKY CHEATLE: Her 50 years spent as a man received mixed reviews.”

ROB MORIARTY “Dark, Dirty and Silly”

KATE SHARP: “Kate Sharp is an average gay but above average gay comedian.”

LEIGH DOUGLAS: “She’s too femme to function, too femme, too furious”

MARTY GLEESON: “Offbeat, whimsical and dry with an unexpectedly dark edge.”

JOE MAYO: “Joe wears odd socks, and they act like it, too.”

Wednesday 22 May 2024 at 7:30 pn, Seven Dials Comedy at The Seven Dials Club, 42 Earlham Street,  London WC2H 9LA, United Kingdom.

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