Heat 1 contestants

Amir Khoshsokhan (* Heat Winner)

Amir holds the torch to humour through timid whimsy, letting you into his sight of the world through his laughing coloured glasses. He’s so whimsical he makes your local clown look like a politician.

Al Porter

Al Porter, 19, from Dublin, is a flamboyant, uninhibited and energetic  performer. Porter is a former student of Philosophy in Trinity College Dublin and a panto regular in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre. Alan enjoys reading, writing, and sex.

Ben Champion

Ben has spent the last ten years writing music for kids’ TV and cartoons. Now he’s out of the studio and doing comedy songs for grown-ups. “Excellent songs, never low on laughs… lovely stuff” (Newbury Weekly News)

Brendan Common

As a comic my main problem was stage nerves. Getting to the semi finals in Edinburgh was a massive boost to my confidence, and my performances have benefited greatly. One of the most important gigs I ever did, and I’m very glad I took part.

Miranda Kane

Getting to the semi finals in Edinburgh was a massive boost to my confidence, and my performances have benefited greatly. One of the most important gigs I ever did, and I’m very glad I took part.

Sandy Bouttell

Self-aggrandising is not Sandy’s forte but, at worst, he is the 56th funniest person left in So You Think You’re Funny.  This fills him with an unbridled joy that only a hairy, dead-pan, misanthrope can feel.

Sean Nolan

Sean Nolan can play Frisbee with a dinner plate because he is very good at Frisbee and likes to exercise immediately after eating. Sean Nolan is also a comedian.

Shaun Jacques

Shaun Jacques: comedian + ventriloquist = stand-uppeteer!
A teaching assistant in a special needs school in Bedford, trying to change people’s minds about the V word and make them laugh along the way!