New Act of the Year returns for a new generation – who’s Next?
‘…the most important show … for new comedy & variety talent’ – The Stage
Line up includes:
Njambi McGrath, JennyB Side, Josh Jones, Matt Hutchinson, Nicole Harris, Mad Ron, Trev Tokabi, Audrey Heartburn, Kuan–wen, Nicholas de Santo, Chris Allen, Eamon Goodfellow, Patrick Healy, El Baldino, Susie Steed
After 10 years on the road, the long running annual search returns to find the next generation of comedy acts and to freshen up and challenge the comedy scene. Who will follow in the celebrity footsteps of previous NATY winners, such as Harry Hill, Gina Yashere, Russell Brand, Lee Nelson, Men in Coats, Nina Conti and many more household names.
‘Always one of the most fun (and often most bizarre)…’ Time Out
Otiz Cannelloni hosts 12 acts booked to perform in the NAYTS Top of the Bill finale, performing to an audience that includes comedy scouts and reviewers; and for the chance to be booked to perform on Hackney Empire comedy bills and New Variety Lives rural comedy shows in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
‘…a reputation for providing the most eclectic final…’ Chortle
NATY producer, New Variety Lives carries the legacy commitment to innovative live comedy, rooted in the 1980s legend of the CAST New Variety London circuit, led by Roland & Claire Muldoon; who went on to save, restore and transform Hackney Empire; and where, over 20 years, NATYS was established as the most important stepping stone for emerging comedic talent.
‘… the most important new talent showcase in the country’ The Guardian
£15.00 – £10 (plus £1 per ticket online, £1.25 per ticket over the phone)
Age Guidance: 14+