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Gold’s ‘Christmas Crackers’ joke competition is back

Back for its ninth year, Gold’s annual Christmas Crackers joke is searching for the best witty festive gags and there’s £1,500 up for grabs.

Are you festive funny?…

Gold Christmas Crackers joke competition 2021
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UPDATE: The GOLD Christmas Cracker winner has been announced, take a look at the winning entry:

“Why are people cutting back on Brussels sprouts this Christmas? The cost of gas is too high”

The author of the winning joke, Craig Rogers from Manchester, received the top prize of £1,500 towards a holiday, a festive hamper and a box of bespoke Gold Christmas Crackers, one of which will contain his own winning gag.

‘Tis the season for big belly laughs, as Gold announces the return of its annual Christmas cracker joke competition and after the ups and downs of the tumultuous 2021, we’re pretty sure there’s going to be some real crackers.

The top prize is £1,500 experience vouchers and a bespoke set of Christmas crackers featuring their winning joke. The nine runners up will also receive a festive hamper and set of bespoke Gold crackers.

Last year’s winning joke was a lockdown-themed jest about political advisor Dominic Cummings’ drive to Barnard Castle during Covid restrictions, which read: “What is Dominic Cummings’ favourite Christmas song? Driving Home for Christmas.”

Picture of red Christmas cracker

The competition is open from today until 11.59pm on Monday 18th October 2021, and individuals can enter by tweeting original, witty and family-friendly Christmas jokes with the hashtag #GoldCrackers.

For more information on how you can enter visit: https://gold.uktv.co.uk/article/golds-christmas-cracker-competition-2021/

As a nation that loves nothing more than laughing and taking the mic, we’re really looking forward to what the British public will offer up.