A HUNT for the country’s best new comedian will be broadcast live from Blackpool’s Grand Theatre.
Patrick Kielty and Stephen K Amos will present the New Comedy Award 2012 final live on BBC Radio 2 and the Red Button from 8pm tonight.
Six finalists – Lucy Beaumont, Pete Otway, Sunil Patel, Tommy Rowson, Matt Rees and Matt Winning – will compete for the title.
Previous finalists include Alan Carr, Peter Kay and Lee Mack.
This year’s finalists have been whittled down from 800 acts who competed in a series of heats over the last few months.
For tickets, which are priced at £9, contact the Grand Box Office by calling (01253) 743340.