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|November 16, 2014 Laughing Horse News|
|Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2014 - Finalists Announced|
|Congratulations to the outstanding selection of new comedians who have made it through the the final of This years Laughing Horse New Act of the Year competition.|
The Finalists Are:
Ed Caruana A quirky observational stand up from London.
Eshaan Akbar - A deaf British Asian from a Muslim family and his impending 30s has made him realise he hasn't quite got his head around the world around him.
George Rigden A self-depreciating musical comic from Bristol.
In Cahoots A fast paced sketch comedy double act comprising of Paul Raymond and Luke Manning.
Jenny B-side A stand-up, guitar toting, rude song writing, transvestite from Transyl... OK, Woking.
Jenny Collier Who worries about her life, and comes from Wales.
Joe Jacobs A Jewish comedian laden with misanthropic musings from Home County hell
Katharine Ferns Confessional and honest storytelling from Canada.
Lydia Hirst A dark poetic stand-up from Manchester.
Nabil Abdulrashid A British, Nigerian Muslim comedian with an original perspective of South London life.
Olaf Falafel - A mixture of one-liners and Scandinavian stories, all the way from Sweden.
Robin Morgan A cheeky storytelling comic hailing from Cardiff
Robyn Perkins A friendly and Chatty comic from America.
Simon Caine - A stand-up comedian who talks about his life, world issues and the internet from Hertfordshire.
Wizzy Janew - A visually impaired observational comedian from Coventry.
The compere for the show will be Nik Coppin, and there will be a panel of industry judges selecting the winners.
The final is to be held on Sunday November 30th, at The Dogstar, 389 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London, SW9 8LQ.
Tickets are £12 (£11 Concessions)
Doors 7.30pm, Show 8.30pm.
Venue Page: http://www.laughinghorsecomedy.co.uk/comedy/venue.asp?VenueID=75
Buy Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/283651
We'd also like to specially mention the semi-final runners-up that narrowly didn't make it to the final: Don Tran, Tom Ward, Laura McLenehan, Robbie Ormorod, Zahra Barri and Amy Goodchild.
An outstanding set of semi-finals, should mean a cracking final on November 30th! Click Here