The Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year 2018

Back for a third year, the GYF New Comedian of the Year is again on the lookout for the best up and coming comedians from Yorkshire and beyond. The competition is open to any non-professional act who's been performing for 5 years or fewer and entries from character acts, musical acts, and sketch groups are welcome. The only restriction is that all contestants must stick to 5 minutes of original material or risk disqualification.

19, 20, 21: 5pm
22: 4pm
24, 25, 26: 5pm

27: 5pm
28: 4pm


29: 8pm




And act name, if different


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Dates you are NOT available*

Please only state dates you are NOT available between 19-31 July 2018. You cannot swap places once assigned a Heat. You must be available for the final on 29 July 2018.

20 words about your act

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2017's competition was won by Jack Gleadow, closely followed by runners up Anth Young and Tom King in a hotly contested final MC'd by Mick Ferry.

GYF New Comedian of the Year Jack Gleadow