The UK Pun Championships
The UK Pun Championships, which takes place in a boxing ring at De Montfort Hall attracts hundreds of festival goers each year and celebrates the best of the British pun. Contestants pun against each other in rounds until the final two are left in the ring. The winner is determined by way of whoops and cheers from the audience.
The winner of The UK Pun Championships 2024 is Kev Mud aka Pun in the Oven!
Contestants on the night were:
Adam Dorr aka Adam ExitDorr
Bennet Kavanagh aka Pun Direction
Daniel Edison (finalist) aka Laughter is the Best Edison
Kat Dellar aka Crocodile Pundee
Mary Cross aka Mary Double Cross
Pauline Eyre aka Pun Kass
Rabiah Coon aka The Great Punder