British Comedy Awards – The winners and losers

Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross

Last night saw London’s O2 Arena host the annual British Comedy Awards, and as predicted Miranda Hart was the big winner. She turned her four nominations into three gongs, winning ‘Best New TV Show’, ‘Best Female Comedy Actress’ and the ‘People’s Choice Award’.

After revealing that her show, Miranda, may be switching from BBC2 to BBC1 she said that she was. “Genuinely thrilled” to pick up the awards.

Host Jonathan Ross’s close friend Russell Brand was unable to attend due to a sick friend but still used his video message to get the biggest laugh of the night.

Brand blamed Ross for their Sachsgate scandal claiming Ross was his father figure, and what was he thinking allowing them to do it?

‘Best Male Comic’ went to Michael McIntyre, whilst ‘Best Sitcom’ went to channel 4 hit show, the Inbetweeners.  Jo Brand won best female Comic and Harry Hill finally bagged an award for ‘Best Comedy Entertainment Personality.’

Here’s a list of last night’s winners.

Best Comedy Panel Show – Would I Lie To You
Best Comedy Entertainment Programme – Newswipe
Best Comedy Entertainment Personality – Harry Hill
Best Male TV Comic – Michael McIntyre
Best Female TV Comic – Jo Brand
Best New TV Comedy – Miranda
Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist – John Bishop
Best Female Comedy Breakthrough Artist – Samantha Spiro
Best Sketch Show – Horrible Histories
Best Sitcom – The Inbetweeners
Best TV Comedy Actor – Peter Capaldi
Best TV Comedy Actress – Miranda Hart
Best British Comedy Performance in Film – Kayvan Novak
Outstanding Contribution To Comedy – Russell Brand
Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award – Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong
British Comedy Academy Lifetime Achievement – Roy Clarke
People’s Choice Award – Miranda Hart

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