Vote now: Who is the funniest comedian to come out of Sheffield and South Yorkshire?

Vote now in our poll to find out who is the funniest comedian to come from Sheffield and South Yorkshire

We’re never short of a joke in Sheffield – or anywhere else in South Yorkshire.

Over the years, the city has been home to some of the most hilarious comedians the world has ever seen, and if you look into the wider South Yorkshire area, the comedy heritage spills out into Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster too.

Now we are asking: Who is the funniest comedian to come from Sheffield and South Yorkshire?

To vote you will need to click here to access the poll.

We have drawn up a poll so that readers can vote for their own choice, drawing from any comedian from Sheffield or South Yorkshire.

You can only vote once per email address. You can either choose one of the names we have suggested, or an entirely different choice. To vote for someone different, simply click on ‘other’ and fill in the box next to the name you have written.

While we all know about Michael Palin, whose work with Monty Python made him globally famous, and the Chuckle Brothers, who had generations of children rolling around laughing through Chucklevision. But there are many others born here, brought up here, or with other close links the the city, and we also have a great tradition of comedy clubs.

We’ve put together a gallery of 12 possible nominations who are among most famous comedians linked to Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

But you can vote in our poll for anyone you like.

We shall leave voting open for a week, to give people plenty of time to make their choice.

Then we will publish the results. Who will you choose?