- Hayley Ellis
"Hayley Ellis is a Manchester based comedienne who has been performing stand up since April 2009. Her first gig was "King Gong" at the Manchester Comedy store, described as "The toughest of gong shows".
Hayley was one of the 3 out of 20 acts who beat the gong and went into the final. Since then she has won Gong shows such as, Beat the Frog in Manchester, Beat the Frog in Preston and Liverpool's Rawhide Raw.
Hayley also won her heat for the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year competition and got through to the quarter finals in London."
- Photo: Andy Hollingworth