The British Comedy Awards: Our Picks

by | Dec 12, 2011 | All

December 16th sees the return of the British Comedy Awards. Axed shows including Phycoville and Shooting Stars made the list but BBC3 comedy has been snubbed. We’ve highlighted our choice of winner in Red.

Best Comedy Panel Show
Celebrity Juice
Have I Got News For You
Shooting Stars
Would I Lie To You?

Best Comedy Entertainment Programme
Harry Hill’s TV Burp
Alan Carr: Chatty Man
An Idiot Abroad
Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle

Best Comedy Drama
Comic Strip Presents: The Hunt For Tony Blair
Fresh Meat

Best Comedy Entertainment Personality
Alan Carr
Charlie Brooker
Harry Hill
Graham Norton

Best Male TV Comic
Charlie Brooker
Harry Hill
Rob Brydon
Stewart Lee

Best Female TV Comic
Jo Brand
Sarah Millican
Miranda Hart
Victoria Wood

Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist
Dan Skinner
Greg Davies
Micky Flanagan
Tom Rosenthal

Best Sketch Show
Come Fly With Me
Horrible Histories
The One Ronnie
This Is Jinsy

Best Sitcom
Friday Night Dinner
Peep Show
Twenty Twelve

Best TV Comedy Actor
Darren Boyd
Hugh Bonneville
Hugh Dennis
Jack Whitehall

Best TV Comedy Actress
Claire Skinner
Dawn French
Miranda Hart
Tamsin Greig

People’s Choice Award For The King Or Queen Of Comedy (to be decided on the night of the Awards)
David Mitchell
Graham Norton
Jack Whitehall
Miranda Hart
Jo Brand
Sarah Millican

You can watch the Awards Friday 16th December at 9pm on Channel 4

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