Capital contests

Hunt for best buskers and comics

Comedians, street performers and speciality acts are being invited to enter a couple of competitions for the London Comedy Festival.

Next month's event includes two talent contests - The Spam Award, for London's funniest street performer, and the Hackney Empire All-Star Talent Quest.

First prize in the Hackney competition, open to comics and comedy variety acts, includes a slot on the festival finale at the London Palladium.

To take part, call 020 8510 4519.

The street performer contest involves heats in Covent Garden, with a final in Camden in July.

To register for this, call 020 7564 2522.

Published: 19 Jun 2001

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