North West Comedy Awards 2024 nominations | Dan Tiernan, Hayley Ellis and Jamie Hutchinson lead the field

North West Comedy Awards 2024 nominations

Dan Tiernan, Hayley Ellis and Jamie Hutchinson lead the field

Dan Tiernan, Hayley Ellis and Jamie Hutchinson lead the nominations in next year’s North West Comedy Awards.

The shortlists were  based on votes from those working in the comedy industry in the region, who also decide the winners

Tiernan, Ellis and Hutchinson are all up for best act and best solo show – with both categories having an identical shortlist, completed by Phil Ellis.

Tiernan, pictured, is also up for best TV and radio act,Hayley Ellis for MC and Hutchinson – co-host of the Hot Water Green Room podcast for the social media award.

The results will be revealed on January  17 at The Frog & Bucket  at a ceremony hosted by Mick Ferry.

Best Act

Dan Tiernan
Hayley Ellis
Jamie Hutchinson
Phil Ellis

Best MC

Brennan Reece
Danny McLoughlin
Hayley Ellis
Mick Ferry

Breakthrough Act

Alex Stringer
Ben Silver
Faizan Shah
Karl Porter

Best TV/Radio Act

Dan Tiernan
Jason Manford
Josh Jones
Rachel Fairburn

Best Solo Show

Dan Tiernan: Going Under
Hayley Ellis: Hayley's Comet
Jamie Hutchinson: Waterslide
Phil Ellis: Excellent Comedy Show

Best Alternative Act

Alex Camp
The Delightful Sausage
Jenny Hart
Tom Short

Social Media Award

Freddy Quinne
Jamie Hutchinson
Karl Porter
Tom Lawrinson

Best Comedy Club

Alexanders, Chester
Comedy Station, Blackpool
Comedy Store Freight Island, Manchester
Comedy Store Bierkeller Manchester
The Frog & Bucket Manchester
Hot Water Comedy Club, Liverpool
Laughterhouse, Liverpool 

Best Independent Comedy Club

Giggleshack, multiple venues
Laughinda Preston
Saddleworth Comedy Club
XS Malarkey, Manchester

Best Promoter

Blair Brothers (Hot Water comedy club)
Freddy Quinne
Jessica Toomey (Frog & Bucket)
Rob Riley

Best Open Mic

Beat The Frog, Manchester
Comedy Balloon, Manchester
Comedy Vault, Manchester
Jokes At The Oakes, Manchester

Best Podcast

Deadmen Talking
Have A Word
Hot Water Green Room
Mild High Club

Published: 12 Dec 2023

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