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Sketch Off!

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Applications for the 2025 Competition and tickets on sale from Wednesday 13th of November!

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

Sketch Off! is open to any sketch, character and alternative acts currently performing in the UK as we search for the country's most exciting 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 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.

sketchoff@museumofcomedy.com

Previous Winners

2024

1. Burger And A Pint

2. Jonathan Oldfield

3. Mudfish 

2023
1: Ellie BW as Howard
2: Lorna Rose Treen
3: Andrew Doherty

2022
1: Low Effort Sketches
2: Dregs 
3: Christian Brighty

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