The UK’s longest running independent live comedy platform helping to choose the future of comedy!
NATYS 17: Spotlight Nights is ‘New Variety Lives’ quest to find emerging performers who practice a diverse range of comedy genres: satirical, political and observational stand-up; props, puns and physical clowns; sketch, improvisers and new media; music, magic, vents and other forms of comedic specialty.
The NATYS 17: Spotlight Nights presents four FREE Monday night live Comedy shows, Auditioning up to 25 acts per show, each performing 5 minute routines, in a search for a first class comedy bill to perform at the NATYS Top of the Bill showcase
14 acts will receive a paid booking to perform to a Comedy audience and members of the comedy industry at the NATYS 17: Top of The Bill Showcase at the Leicester Square Theatre on Sunday 29 January 2017, and get the chance to fill their comedy diaries for the rest of the year!
New Variety Lives begins new and exciting partnerships with Roberson Wines and Jack Arts whose support helps us to remain independent, increase our audiences and develop new networks to provide a gateway for emerging talent to access professional career building opportunities.
Presented and produced by ‘New Variety Lives’ The NATYS showcases have introduced to the live circuit some of the most important and diverse acts working today, including Lee Mack, Tim Vine, Stewart Lee, Lee Nelson, Nina Conti, Harry Hill and Russell Brand.
‘The most important talent showcase in the country’ The Guardian
‘…Consistent, solid quality…’ Chortle
‘Always one of the most fun (and often most bizarre)...’ Time Out
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