Comedians wanted for Crooked Smile award

Stand up comedian Glenn Moore
Stand up comedian Glenn Moore

Attention aspiring stand-ups, it’s time to sort your entry for the Crooked Smile award.

This year’s final takes place in the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, on August 29.

The winner receives £100, a trophy and a contract of paid gigs on the comedy circuit. There is also a prize for best local act.

Last year’s champion Glenn Moore, of Sheffield, pictured, said: “It feels great to win the award. It’s nice to be recognised at any level and on this occasion, in front of such a supportive audience, and to have so much fun doing it.”

Glenn will support award-winner Shazia Mirza at the Wheel on September 19.

Meanwhile, if you have what it takes to claim the crown of Chesterfield’s comedy champion, you’d better submit your entry before the closing date of Friday, August 9.

You need to send five minutes of material in one of the following formats -DVD/CD/cassette - to: Crooked Smile Award, Winding Wheel, Holywell Street, Chesterfield, S41 7SA.