Chortle Student Comedy Award 2021 - Live Streaming Tickets
Witness the future of comedy!
Chortle, the UK?s leading comedy website, has again scoured the UK?s unis to find the most talented student comedians around. But who is the best of the best? Find out tonight as we crown the winner of the Chortle Student Comedy Award 2021, in a brilliant showcase gig headlined by the hilarious Mark Watson.
Streamed live from the Bloomsbury Theatre.
Finalists over the past 17 years have included Joe Lycett, Simon Bird, Phil Wang, Iain Stirling, Ed Gamble, Chris Ramsey Tom Rosenthal, Jamali Maddix and Laura Lexx? so expect to see more future stars here tonight!
This year?s cream of the crop, taken from universities from Dundee to Sussex, comprises Omar Badawy, Andy Bucks, Charlotte Cropper, Hamish Duff, Isaac Kean, Joe-Kent Walters, Grace Sanders, Scott Redmond, George Tothill, Sharon Wanjohi and Sam Williams.
Running time: 2 hour 30min approx + 20mins interval
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A former Cambridge Footlighter, Mark Watson first made an impact on the comedy circuit in 2002 when he won the Daily Telegraph Open Mic competition and was a runner-up in So You Think You're Funny? He has become known for his Edinburgh shows (2005's 50 Years Before Death And The Awful Prospect Of Enternity was nominated for the Perrier) and his gruelling shows that last more than 24 hours. Perrier's successor, the if.comeddies, awarded the panel award for best capturing the spirit of the fringe, in 2007. Watson won the Chortle award winner for innovation in 2005, when he was also nominated for best breakthrough act, and was nominated for best compere in 2007. He is also a novelist, with his debut Bullet Points, published in 2003; has written for TV and in 2007 landed his first radio series, Mark Watson Makes The World Substantially Better.
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