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Yuriko Kotani

Winner: BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2015

Winner: Squawker Award 2015

Runner-up: So You Think You're Funny 2015

Time Out 'One to Watch'

Nominee: Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2016

Yuriko Kotani is the Japanese comedian who was named as "One To Watch" by Time Out in 2015. She went on to become first runner up in So You Think You're Funny? and won BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2015. Yuriko's blend of tightly scripted off-beat punchlines and disarming persona has been delighting audiences in comedy clubs across the UK.

Competitions:
Nominee: Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2016 (ongoing)
Third Place - Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year 2015 (November 2015)
Winner - BBC Radio New Act Comedy Award 2015 (November 2015)
Finalist - Beat The Frog World Series 2015 at The Frog & Bucket Comedy Club (November 2015)
Winner - Squawker Award (October 2015)
Runner-up - So You Think You're Funny 2015 (August 2015)
Runner-up - New Act Award MADE Birmingham (July 2015)
Winner - The Blackout at Up The Creek (July 2015)
Semi-finalist - Amused Moose Laugh Off 2015 (June 2015)
Finalist - King Gong at The Comedy Store London (May 2015)
Finalist - King Gong at The Comedy Store Manchester (April 2015)
Finalist - Comedy Virgin Max Turner Prize 2015 at Cavendish Arms (January 2015)
Finalist - New Act Night Final 2014 at Comedy Cafe Theatre (December 2014)
Finalist - King Gong at The Comedy Store London (November 2014)
Third place - Comedy Virgin Summer Competition at Cavendish Arms (August 2014)
Winner - The Blackout at Up The Creek (April 2014)

Quotes:

"leftfield rising star" - Time Out (February 2015)

Gigs played in the UK:

Yuriko has performed at various comedy clubs/promoters including Knock2Bag Comedy, Comedy Store Manchester, Pleasance Theatre (Comedy International Showcase), Up The Creek (Sunday Special), Pull the Other One, Soho Comedy Club, Komedia Brighton, Brighton Dome (Best of the Fest), Piccadilly Comedy Club, Backyard Comedy, Good Ship Comedy, No 5 Club, Comedy on the Hill, Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club, Funhouse Comedy, Mirth Control gigs and Angel Comedy. Yuriko has supported Joy Lycett's tour show in 2015.