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So, Women think they’re funny!

The finalists for the annual So You Think You’re Funny? comedy competition have been announced and we are delighted to see some very funny women are going to the finals!

After heats across the country and seven rounds at the Gilded Balloon in Edinburgh Harriet Braine, Kelly Convey, Sophie Henderson, Ruth Hunter, Heidi Regan, Arielle Souma and Danielle Walker are through to the Grand Final which takes place on 25th August, where they will be judged by the Artistic Directors of the Gilded Balloon, Karen and Katy Koren, Director of Melbourne International Comedy Festival Susan Provan, Senior Producer at Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival Zoe Rabnett, Evening Standard comedy critic Bruce Dessau, Sunday Times Culture editor Helen Hawkins and special guest judge and star of TV’s QI and Jonathan Creek, Alan Davies.

Previous winners include Luca Cupani, Aisling Bea, Tom Allen, Miles Jupp, David O’Doherty, Peter Kay, Tommy Tiernan and Dylan Moran.

Good luck to all the finalists!