Taking place from February to December, this year's South Coast Comedian of the Year Competition will be hosted at Ashcroft Arts Centre; now in its 8th year run by comedian and promoter James Alderson, the competition brings together those from (or living in) the south coast counties.

We aren’t trying to rewrite the history books here, as we know there are some awesome competitions for comedians in the UK (and some awful ones!), but what we do know is that the south coast has a rapidly growing number of comedians who deserve recognition and this competition will give winning comedians a chance to make the UK comedy scene aware that they are making waves.

Come and judge some of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Sussex and Kent's finest rising-star comedians!

Who will be your winner?

May heat

June heat

July heat

September heat

October heat

November heat - Semi Final 1

November heat - Semi Final 2


This event is on sale at full capacity. If this changes, we will be in contact with those who have booked to discuss booking changes. We are taking steps to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable time. More information is available here

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