Romanian stand-up Radu Isac wins Harrogate comedy award

Radu Isac harrogate comedian of the year

8:04am 12th October 2017
(Updated 10:25am 12th October 2017)

Romanian stand-up comedian Radu Isac has been crowned Comedian of the Year at the Harrogate Comedy Festival.

The final took place last night at Harrogate Theatre, following two heats earlier this month.

Isac wins a £350 cash proze and a coveted performance slot at the Hyena Lounge Comedy Club Closing Gala on Sat 14 October.

Speaking to Stray FM straight after the result was announced, Isac said, "I don't know what happened, I'm going to figure it out tomorrow.

"I used to do comedy in Romania and two years ago I moved to the UK to try and do comedy here professionally."


On performing in Harrogate, he added, "This is my first year here, but yeah I love it, it's a really nice little town.

"I do hope I'm going to become successful in comedy and make millions so I can afford to move here!"

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