City Life Comedian Of The Year

All the winners

The North West's leading comedy competition was organised by Manchester's now-defunct weekly listings guide. Its winners were:

1990: Sister Mary Immaculate (Caroline Aherne)

1991: Dave Spikey

1992: Shared by Steve Vernon and Paul Glasswell

1993: Tony Mills (now Tony Burgess)

1994: Dave Rothnie

1995: Chris Addison

1996: Peter Kay

1997: Shared by Neil Anthony (now Neil Fitzmaurice) and Dom Carroll

1998: Steve Harris

1999: Jason Manford

2000: Justin Moorhouse

2001: John Bishop
Finalists: Des Sharples, Dominic Woodward, Electric Forecast, Nige, Ross Wagman ,Mike Wilkinson, Lee Grounds

2002: Phil Walker

2003: Seymour Mace

2004: John Warburton

2005: Andy Watson
Finalists: Danny Deegan, Dominic Woodward, Kerry Leigh, Paul Bethnay, Sam Avery, Steph Davies, Steve Shanyaski

2006: Vince Atta
Finalists: John Cooper, Lou Conran, Martin Tapley, Phil James, Ray Kane, Rodney Marques, Susan Hanks, The 1 Like Fish,

2007: Tim Craven
Finalists: Chris Brooker, Damion Larkin, Dan Bland, Ian Fox, Rob Riley, Ryan Gleeson, Tim Craven, Peter McCole

2008:  Eddie Hoo
Runner-up: Ben Davis
Finalists: Gareth Urwin, Joe Lycett, Mick McGrath, Mick Sergeant, Phil Buckley, Rachel Fairburn, Rod Shepherd

Published: 1 Jul 2013

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