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C4 honours 2013’s comic talent


The nominations for British Comedy Awards – hosted by Jonathan Ross, have been announced, with the winners announced live on Channel 4 on Thursday, 12th December at 9pm.

Special awards will also be given for, The British Comedy Outstanding Achievement Award, The Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Award and the award for International Achievement.

The nominations are:

Best Comedy Panel Show

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

A League of Their Own

Have I Got News For You

Would I Lie To You

Best Comedy Entertainment Programme

Alan Carr Chatty Man

Saturday Night Takeaway

The Graham Norton Show

The Last Leg

Best Sketch Show

Harry & Paul

Horrible Histories

It’s Kevin


Best Sitcom

Bad Education

Count Arthur Strong

Getting On

Peep Show

Best New Comedy Programme (revealed, 10.45pm, 4th December)

Count Arthur Strong




Best Male TV Comic

David Mitchell – Would I Lie To You

James Corden – A League of Their Own

Jon Richardson – 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Lee Mack – Would I Lie To You

Best Female TV Comic

Miranda Hart – Room 101

Nina Conti – Live At The Apollo

Sarah Millican – The Sarah Millican Television Programme

Sue Perkins & Mel Giedroyc – The Great British Bake Off

Best Comedy Entertainment Personality

Adam Hills – The Last Leg

Alan Carr – Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Ant & Dec – Saturday Night Takeaway

Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show

Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist

Adam Hills – The Last Leg

Jonny Sweet – Chickens

Steve Delaney – Count Arthur Strong

Tom Basden – Plebs

Best TV Comedy Actor

David Mitchell – Peep Show

Greg Davies – Cuckoo

Jack Whitehall – Fresh Meat

Kevin Eldon – It’s Kevin

Best TV Comedy Actress

Jo Brand – Getting On

Miranda Hart – Miranda

Vicki Pepperdine – Getting On

Zawe Ashton – Fresh Meat