Can they make YOU laugh? Stand-up from three UK comics.
Winner of the FHM Search For A Stand-Up Hero Competition in 2009. In 2006, he was a finalist in both the So You Think You’re Funny and Laughing Horse new act competitions.
who claims to be the youngest comedian ever to have landed a professional slot at the Comedy Store after starting at 16, scooped the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year title in 2016.
Greg Faulkner of the Comedy Cafe in London tipped young Geordie comic Lauren Patterson, who was nominated for the Edinburgh best newcomer award in 2017. He said: ‘She’s breaking through massively and is likely to smash it at Edinburgh, as well as having some TV work coming through.’ Among open spots, he praised Sam Sheldon as ‘incredible’ and ready for a breakthrough.