2nd November 2016
Big Difference Company Presents
Stand Up Challenge
Supported by Leicester Castle Business School at De Montfort University
In association with Leicester Mercury

So, on Wednesday 2nd November 2016 10 brave members of the Leicester & Leicestershire business community took to the stage and performed their first ever 5 minutes of stand-up comedy to a sell-out crowd at Leicester racecourse – all in aid of charity. The event was sponsored by Leicester Castle Business School at De Montfort University.

The overall winner on the night was Professor Kevin Schurer and the runners up were Carl Mifflin and Jeanne Rae.

The contestants were:


Please donate what you can & support your favourite contestant here

The show was hosted by Jarred Christmas (“one of the funniest men to pick up a mic” Time Out) and all proceeds from the night will support local charity Big Difference Company (registered charity 1135167), which aims to improve the health & wellbeing of communities across the UK.

Recent projects have included engaging with people living with arthritis to encourage them to live healthy lives and exercise, as well as projects working with older people and children & young people.

Follow all the action on twitter @StandUpChal