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ITV names talent contest finalists

ITV has announced the finalists in its search for new comedy talent, Stand-Up Britain.

Six hopefuls voted by viewers from each of the network's regions over the past six weeks will take part in the final, alongside a wildcard selected by the production team.

They are Lea Roberts, Bobby Dresser, Eric Page, Peter Pitzburg, Jaik Campbell, David Bloom and Karen Cockfield.

The final, hosted by Ed Byrne, will be broadcast live from Granada's Studios in Manchester at 11.25pm on Friday.

Viewers will again vote to decide the overall winner.

Published: 15 Oct 2002

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