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The British Comedy Awards: 2013 Nominations revealed

Alan Carr and Miranda Hart are among the nominees this year.

British Comedy Awards

The nominations for this year’s British Comedy Awards has today been revealed.

Hosted by Jonathan Ross, the event celebrate the best in British comedy, and will award the funniest programmes and personalities of the year.

The Last Leg has been nominated for Best Comedy Entertainment Programme, with its host Adam Hills batting it out to be named Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist and Best Comedy Entertainment Personality.

NHS sitcom Getting On and its stars Vicki Pepperdine and Jo Brand have all been nominated.

Alan Carr’s Chatty Man is up for Best Comedy Entertainment Programme, and will be battling it out against Ant and Dec’s Takeaway, The Graham Norton Show and The Last Leg.

David Mitchell, James Corden and Lee Mack are among the names vying for the King of TV Comedy crown, whilst Miranda Hart and Nina Conti are flying the flag for the females.

There will also be THREE special awards given out on the night; The British Comedy Outstanding Achievement Award, The Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Award and the award for International Achievement.

Keep an eye out for the winner of the Best New Comedy Programme which will be revealed at The British Comedy Awards Nomination Show on Ch 4, Wednesday, 4th December at 10.45pm.

The British Comedy Awards are LIVE on Channel 4, Thursday, 12th December at 9pm.

Here is the full list of nominees:

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
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


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