Cally’s Beaton the others | Winner of this year’s Piccadilly new act title

Cally’s Beaton the others

Winner of this year’s Piccadilly new act title

Cally Beaton won the Piccadilly Comedy new act of the year contest last night.

It is her first new act victory after several final appearances, and a year ago she was tipped as one the comedians to watch for 2017 in a Chortle feature. 

She makes her debut on QI in an episode due to air next month, and made her solo Edinburgh show Super Cally Fragile Lipstick at this year’s Fringe

The other finalist last night were Benji Waterstones, Josh James, Nelson Gombakomba, Currer Ball, Adam Greene, Fiona Ridgewell, AJ Roberts and Jamie Oliphant. They were chosen by the Piccadilly Comedy Club rather than going through heats.

Previous winners have included Amir Khoshsokhan and Eshaan Akbar and Alistair Williams.

Published: 30 Dec 2017

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