NextUp is proud to sponsor the Chortle Student Comedy Awards, a competition that scours Universities to find the best new faces on the comedy scene. We filmed the grand final at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe and are honoured to showcase all the finalists, as well as last year's winner.
Despite being a relative newcomer, Rahul has already performed his solo show 'Newcastle Brown Male' to a sell-out crowd and was described in his first Chortle review as having the 'poise, confidence and punchiness of a pro.'
Part of our 'Comedy Futures' playlist, showcasing acts from the Chor...
Gifted mimic Tom Gidman wowed the crowd (and judges - he won!) with impressions of Andy Murray, Ed Miliband and David Attenborough. He's a strong, original writer who can exploit character traits to imaginative places, and delivers his material with an expert timing.