EG Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award 2018
A hand-picked selection of the very best emerging acts from across the West Midlands compete for the prestigious annual title. Each act has been nominated by a team of leading comedy professionals, chosen for their crack gag writing skills, observational chops, deft delivery, and their potential to break out.
Your chance to catch West Mids’ comedy stars of tomorrow as they kick-start their glittering careers.
Compered by James Cook.
The nominated acts are Adam Beardsmore, Phil Carr, double-act Good Kids, Laura Monmoth, and Sham Zaman.
Sponsored by Edinburgh Gin. Supported by The Arcadian. Media Partners, What’s On Birmingham and Free Radio.
Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award
2017: Kai Samra
2016: Harv Hawkins
2015: Josh Pugh
2014: Andrew McBurney
2018’s participating acts have been nominated by James Cook (comedian, Comedy Course tutor), Maureen Younger (comedian, MY Comedy), Adam Jaremko (Comedy Promoter, The Glee), and Josh Pugh (comedian, English Comedian of the Year and Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award Winner 2015).
Part of Birmingham Comedy Festival, Friday 5 to Sunday 14 October 2018