Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival Has Found its Comedy Shorts!

Hundreds of budding comedy content makers submitted their Comedy Shorts entries to our competition, but there could only be two winners!


The winning Comedy Short, which tickled the judges funny bones the most with its originality in idea and creative execution is awarded to The Grave by Richard Woolford. Richard wins a £5000 cash prize plus a mentoring session with award winning comedy production company Bwark!

People's Choice

The Comedy Short with the most on-line views is awarded to Modern Conversation’ by Mixed Doubles. This generated a grin-splitting 12,000 views between 21st December 2012 and 5th February 2013.


The judging panel featured the comedy gurus who are: Comedian Richard Herring, Steve North (Head of Channel at Dave), Geoff Rowe ( Chief Executive of Leicester Comedy Festival), Iain Morris (MD of Bwark) and Steve Bennett (Editor of

Well done to everyone who entered their Comedy Shorts and thanks for all the laughs they’ve generated!

Watch all the comedy shorts on our YouTube playlist below.