Meet this year's Chortle Student Comedy Award finalists | Winner crowned this month

Meet this year's Chortle Student Comedy Award finalists

Winner crowned this month

The long-delayed final of the latest Chortle Student Comedy Awards take place later this month.

Originally scheduled for last year's cancelled Edinburgh Fringe, the final now takes place at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London on September 20, hosted by Mark Watson. It will also be live-streamed and tickets for both are available here

The finalists – many of whom performed on the main comedy arena at Latitude in July to a fantastic response – are:

  • Omar Badawy, 23, originally from Cambridge and now studying a masters in digital media at London Metropolitan University 
  • Andy Bucks, 28,  studying for a doctorate in astrophysics at Cambridge University
  • Charlotte Cropper, 21, originally from Mansfield, studying performance and media at the University of Salford 
  • Hamish Duff, 21, originally from Stirling, studying history at St Andrews
  • Isaac Kean, 27, originally from Colchester, studying for a PhD in history and philosophy of science at Cambridge University
  • Joe-Kent Walters, 23, from Huddersfield, studying theatre and performance at Leeds
  • Grace Sanders, 21, from Hull, studying psychology at the university of York
  • Scott Redmond, 24, originally from Hawick and now studying medicine at the University of Dundee
  • George Tothill, 22, from Southend, now studying law at University College London
  • Sharon Wanjohi, 23, from Dagenham, studying English at the University of Southampton
  • Sam Williams, 24, from Maidenhead, studying drama and film at the University of Sussex

Published: 6 Sep 2021

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