News: Finalists Announced for LGBT+ New Comedian Of The Year

News: Results – LGBT+ New Comedian Of The Year Final

The finalists have been announced for this year's LGBT+ New Comedian Of The Year final, which takes place on May 22 at the Seven Dials Club in Covent Garden.

The judges are Jordan Gray, David Morgan and Helen Lederer.

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The finalists are as follows:


At the age of just 19, Sam Serrano is a rising star on the comedy circuit. Coming 2nd in the prestigious Great Yorkshire Fringe Comedian Of The Year where they received rave- "put the x in x factor" york press "laugh-out-loud funny" yorkshire post. Now they play comedy clubs all around the country and love every single second of it!  “


Darcie has climbed the comedy ladder quicker than most and regularly performs at prestigious clubs all over the country. With a hilarious mix of one liners and dark jokes which you can’t quite believe she’s saying she’s been described by the industry as one to watch. “Very Funny Stuff” – Russell Kane


A self proclaimed micro aggression against the patriarchy and winner of the diabetic, stammering, dyslexic Jewish Comedian the Year Award 1996.  Judaism's answer to Katie Price; Katie Cut Price.


Carmen Ali is a stand-up comedian, and blogger who likes playing chess and once quoted Shakespeare while giving a lap dance. Described as ‘adorably filthy’ by her friends, she talks openly about her life including sex, stripping, and strap-ons. “I was worried you were going to be crap but you were really good” – Hugh Grant (yes, really)


Louise has a warmth on stage that engages the audience from the off. Her laid back style gives way to a high rate of wonderfully crafted, razor-sharp jokes that have built up her reputation as a strong comic presence. 

“Louise Young is dynamite! Intelligent and street smart, she wins the entire room over with wonderfully written jokes, a spellbinding stage presence and the timing of a 20-year pro.’ (Punch Drunk Comedy)

Funny Women Finalist 2017 


Charlie got to the final of Pride's got talent 2018 and performed to thousands on the Pride London stage in Soho, she also got to the finals of the Leicester square new comedian award 2018 in less than a year of doing comedy. 



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