Samantha Baines is a finalist in top comedy award

Samantha Baines at The Bloomsbury Theatre in the NATYs 2014


“the most important talent showcase in the country” The Guardian

Samantha and her acclaimed comedy sketch group Vinegar have been selected as finalists in the New Act of the Year Award 2014 by New Variety Lives. The final is held at the Bloomsbury Theatre on 26th Jan and will be compered by Arthur Smith (BBC New Comedy Awards). Previous finalists include: Alan Davies, Harry Hill, Catherine Tate, Lee Mack, Russell Brand, Ed Byrne, Ardal O’Hanlon, Simon Pegg, Tim Vine, Nina Conti, Lee ‘Nelsy’ Nelson, Alistair McGowan and Jack Whitehall.

Samantha Baines

“There are now tons of new act competitions throughout the year, but the NATYS is always one of the most fun (and often most bizarre) grand finals. But rather than have all the acts compete for the top prize, all the finalists are winners here” Time Out
7pm 26th January 2014
The Bloomsbury Theatre
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