New Act Of The Year Final

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Hackney Empire's annual talent quest to find the top comedy talent of 2008. Read More >

Comedy’s favourite grumpy old man Arthur Smith hosts the celebrated annual Empire New Act of the Year Finals. For over 25 years the show has unleashed the sharpest, wittiest and most inventive new comics on to the grand Hackney Empire stage and then on to rock’n’roll comedy stardom: Russell Brand, Catherine Tate, Gina Yashere, Luke Toulson and Men In Coats, to name a few. Join the throng of comedy celebrities, agents and the media to witness the stars of the future.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 02/02/2008

Closing Night: 02/02/2008

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