Leicester Comedy Festival is one of the premier incubators and producers of new comedy talent. This is celebrated through the many Festival Awards and through various competitions.


For information on the competitions click onto their area of the website or complete the application forms that can be found below if you’re ready…

The UK Pun ChampionshipsApply now

Silver Stand UpApply now

Union Jack Radio’s Circuit Breakers – Application process not open yet 

Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year – Nomination process not open yet


Applications for The UK Pun Championships and Silver Stand Up will close at 5pm on Wednesday 9th December 2020.


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