Colchester New Comedian of the Year
Ten of the best new local comedians show off their comedy skills hoping to win a place in this year’s grand final. Come and vote for your favourites!
WED 5 OCT: HEAT 1
With headliner Carly Smallman
WED 12 OCT: HEAT 2
With headliner Jason Patterson
THU 13 OCT: HEAT 3
With headliner Charmian Hughes
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(Carly) Smallman already has the presence of a 20-year comedy veteran. Her delightful appearance and cheery persona juxtaposed with wonderfully filthy songs make her the most exciting female act in the country right now
Jason Patterson absolutely sounds the part. He’s got a rich
deep voice that oozes confidence
The Guardian (for Charmian Hughes)
and a perfectly measured delivery that gives him instant authority.
Telegraph (for Charmian Hughes)
The Scotsman (for Charmian Hughes)
A joy to watch
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