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Student award: London People's Choice poll opens

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Votes have now opened for the People's Choice award for the London heat of the Chortle Student Comedy award.

The heat was won by Roya Shadmand, a third year English Literature student from Kingston, whose set was based on the hang-ups inherited from her Iranian heritage. She goes straight through to the semi-finals.

Here is her set:

Now you can choose which of the other acts will go forward to a second vote to fill the two People's Choice places in the semi-finals. Polls close at midday on Tuesday.

The last vote, for the Lincoln heat, was won by Brian Morton, we can announce today.

Other student comics who triumphed at their heats this week were in Southampton on Thursday and Michael Odewale in Brighton on Friday.

Our next heat is in Bristol University student union tonight.

This is the current state of play:

Heat winners


Automatically in the semi-finals

Michael Odewale (Brighton)
Sean Gilbody (Southampton)
Lizzy Mansfield (Oxford)
Adam Mastroianni (Lincoln)
Roya Shadmand (London)
Hannah Rodgers (St Andrews)
James McIntosh (Glasgow)

People's choice winners

These will all go through to a second vote to determine who gets to the semis

Brian Morton (Lincoln)
Cody Dahler (St Andrews)
Chris Riley (Glasgow)

Published: 28 Feb 2016

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