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Sketch Off!

SKETCH OFF 2022 IS OPEN FOR ENTRIES!

Leicester Square Theatre's showcase for the UK's best up and coming sketch artists!

Sketch Off! is open to any sketch groups & character acts currently performing in the UK as we search for the country's most exciting sketch writers and performers. The top qualifiers from heats at the Museum of Comedy in Bloomsbury will compete in the grand final in Leicester Square Theatre's Main House for the cash prize & their own comedy showcase.

The competition is open to sketch groups & character acts who must have 7 minutes of original material. Please adhere strictly to this duration

Please note, if you have sound cues you will need to bring your own tech. The lighting state is constant throughout the show. There are no blackouts between sketches. 

There is limited backstage storage for props and personal effects.

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Name*

And act name, if different

Email address*

Phone Number

Address*

All the heats take place in London. Please let us know if you're travelling from elsewhere.

Dates you are NOT available*

Please include all dates you NOT available for all rounds of the competition: you cannot swap places once assigned.

About you (in 20 words)

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Competition Dates:

Heats
January 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23: 5pm & 7.30pm

Quarter Finals
February 5 & 6: 5pm & 7.30pm
February 12: 5pm

Semi Finals
March 4 & 5: 7pm

Final
20 March: 7pm

sketchoff@museumofcomedy.com

PREVIOUS WINNERS

2020
1: Kathy Maniura
2: The Awkward Silence
3: Roger Clammy

2019
1: Yes Mama!
2: Stepdads
3: Birds

2018
1: Lois Mills
2: Gender Benders
3: Bread & Geller

2017
1: Muriel
2: Giants
3: Crizards

2016
1: The Jest
2: The Silent Mmmmm
3: Laughing Stock