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Highlights from the UK Pun Championship

Here are the highlights from the Leicester Comedy Festival's annual pun-ch up last night.

Eight wordsmiths took to the stage of the De Montfort Hall to exchange corny gags on a series of given subjects – overseen by host Jason Byrne,

The winner was Cornwall's Colin Leggo with gags such as: 'When I was a child I got turned down for the school’s hurdle team. I couldn’t get over it.'

Other contestants were Richard Woolford, Robert Thomas, Stevie Vegas, Eleanor Colville, Adele Cliff, Joseph Murphy and 'Alf'

Published: 12 Feb 2019

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