Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year


Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year

The Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year is held during The Leicester Comedy Festival in February of every year. All the finalists picked are nominated by the U.K's top comedy clubs and must meet certain criteria. The competition is sponsored by a local newspaper, the Leicester Mercury and Equity, the actors union.

Winners

* 1995 Stevie Knuckles
* 1996 Jo Enright
* 1997 Johnny Vegas
* 1998 Mitch Benn
* 1999 Patrick Kitterick
* 2000 Jason Manford
* 2001 Miles Jupp
* 2002 Matt Blaize
* 2003 Rhod Gilbert
* 2004 Matt Hollins
* 2005 Debra-Jane Appelby
* 2006 James Branch
* 2007 Carl Donnelly

External links

[http://www.comedy-festival.co.uk/ Leicester Comedy Festival ]


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