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Comedian of the Year Heat 3
In association with Daleside
Part of Harrogate Comedy Festival 2013
Who will you crown Harrogate’s Comedian Of The Year?
This is your chance to discover the next big Comedy talent right on your doorstep.
Harrogate Comedy Festival’s New Act Competition will see a gaggle of fledging
comedian’s battle it out for your vote in this battle royale of comedy.
Don’t miss your chance to come along, cheer on your favourites and support the
future of comedy.
COMPERE: Danny Deegan
With the confidence and swagger that you might expect of a North-West comedian
at the very top of his game, Danny Deegan is a comedian, writer and actor who
has become a regular at most of the major comedy clubs in the UK since he began
performing in 2003.
"Charming, witty and most importantly funny" Metro
fledgling Comedienne, who has appeared at the ‘Rubber Chicken Comedy Club’ in
Leeds, drawing on the humour of everyday life and the absurdly funny gaps
between the world of the real and the ideal!
Tommy is a rising star of the UK
comedy circuit with a love of the absurd and a Hawaiian shirt that he likes to
think is a subtle nod to Milton Jones but most people think is a shameless rip
“Tommy is a fantastic gag writer
and is no doubt going to be huge. A star in the ascendancy.”
Staple/face are a sketch comedy trio from
Sheffield, composed of Mike Bentley, Tom Burgess and Sam Nicoresti. They
recently returned from a full run at the Edinburgh Fringe, during which they
also won the Gilded Balloon's 'So You Think That's Funny?' Best New Sketch Act
2013 competition. They hear Harrogate is very nice.
Jonathan blends his observations with
wackiness, impressions and voices. He is a performer who is clearly having fun
doing what he loves.
By day Daniel J Kennedy is a PR director, father
of two and proud dog owner. By night he is a stand-up comic with a commanding
stage presence who often gets hung-up on the absurdities of life. He reached
the semi-final of the Laughing Horse new act competition 2013 and has this year
gigged in an incredible number of places beginning with B...
Dalia Malek's dark and irreverent humour
has helped her progress in comedy quickly. She had never performed before
entering the Chortle Student Comedy Award 2012, but after only three months of
doing comedy, she became a finalist. She has since appeared at Latitude
Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, as well as Chortle's Fast Fringe at
the Pleasance. She won the open mic competition at the Comedy Store in La
Jolla, and as a result opened at the Best of San Diego. She also won the Beat
the Frog gong show in Manchester, and has provided tour support for Ava Vidal's
solo show, and supported acts like Tony Law and Hannibal Buress.
"Made an instant
impact...distinctive, knowing content" – Steve Bennett (Chortle)
"Funny, funny fucker" – Toby
Morton (South Park)
"One to Watch" – Dangermouth
"Confident, with a unique voice...See her
before she's on telly and we can't afford her" – Paul Kerensa (You Must Be
Originally from Northern Ireland, Chris has lived
in England for over seven years, the past two of which have seen him perform
across the country with his affable, gag heavy and at times downright silly
stand up routines. He has been described as "almost impossible to
dislike" (Ten Feet Tall Comedy) and "a very funny comedian with a
very promising future ahead of him" (Smacked Arse Comedy).
Take a look at the full Harrogate Comedy Festival 2013 guide below:
Show Dates and Times
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|12 October 2013
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