News: Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Results

Tom Little from Cumbria has been crowned Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year tonight at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival. Little, who is now based in Salford, was chosen by the judges as the winner and collects the £1000 prize. Second place went to Hove-based Norwegian stand-up Ingrid Dahle. It had been a particularly stressful occasion in the run-up for Dahle because her family booked flights to the UK and accommodation in Leicester and then discovered that the show at the Y Theatre was sold out. Fortunately the organisers found some extra tickets at the last minute so that they could see Dahle's performance. Full review of the competition to follow...

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