Comedy Bloomers LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the year returned with a series of heats taking place in London, Manchester & Edinburgh.
Judges across the heats and semi-finals have included Ella Vaday, Rachel Parris, Scott Capurro, Jordan Gray & Jodie Mitchell.
For the finals in June we were joined by Stephen Bailey, Zoe Lyons, Vinegar Strokes & Sikisa for an unmissable night of LGBTQ+ Comedy.
Victoria Olsina won the top prize with Lachlan Werner & Dick Denham taking runner up places.
First Prize - Winners Trophy, Headline Slot at Comedy Bloomers AND the winners solo show (when ready) will be filmed and streamed on Next Up Comedy
CHARLIE GEORGE – WINNER 2019
“Comedy Bloomers LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year was a great experience for me, a warm, fun, well run competition to be part of.
It was amazing to get live feedback from pro-comics and it has helped develop my confidence no end.
It has definitely helped my career to gain more gigs on the circuit and I have been signed by Chambers Management since”
Since winning Charlie has progressed rapidly including extensive writing credits such as Frankie Boyle’ New World Order, Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back as well as major live comedy appearances at festivals and Pride.