Jon Richardson is Britain's funniest man

Says Loaded in its comedy awards

Jon Richardson has been named Funniest Man in this year’s Loaded Lafta awards.

The lads’ mag also named Andi Osho as funniest woman as it honoured the likes of Patrick Monahan (best newcomer), Celebrity Juice (best panel show), Fresh Meat (funniest TV show) and Dom Joly (funniest Twitterer)

The full list of winners is:

Best Stand-Up
Winner: Alan Carr
Nominees: Jason Manford, Kevin Bridges, Micky Flanagan, Russell Kane

Funniest Man
Winner: Jon Richardson
Nominees: Al Murray, Jimmy Carr, Lee Evans, Leigh Francis

Funniest WomanWinner: Andi Osho
Nominees: Isy Suttie, Katy Brand, Morgana Robinson, Sarah Millican

Funniest Double Act
Winner: Vic & Bob
Nominees: Anna Crilly and Katy Wix, Dick and Dom, Mitchell and Webb, The Chuckle Brothers

Best Newcomer
Winner: Patrick Monahan
Nominees: Doc Brown, Frisky & Mannish, Josh Widdicombe, Roisin Conaty

Funniest TV Show
Winner: Fresh Meat
Nominees: Chatty Man, Facejacker, Outnumbered, Phone Shop

Best Panel Show
Winner: Celebrity Juice
Nominees: 8 out of 10 Cats, Ask Rhod Gilbert, Shooting Stars, Would I Lie to You

Funniest TV Personality
Winner: Lee Nelson
Nominees: Angelos Epithemiou, David Hasselhoff, Ian Beale, Jedward

Funniest DVD
Winner: Jimmy Carr: Being Funny
Nominees: Angelos Epithemiou & Friends Live, Jason Manford Live 2011, John Bishop Live - Sunshine Tour, Tim Minchin and The Heritage Orchestra - Live at The Royal Albert Hall

Funniest Film
Winner: The Inbetweeners
Nominees: Bridesmaids, Johnny English, Paul, The Hangover Part II

Funniest Radio Show
Winner: Danny Wallace, Xfm
Nominees: Christian O'Connell, Absolute Radio, Dave Berry, Capital FM, Hawksbee and Jacobs, Talk Sport, Shaun Keaveny, 6 Music Breakfast Show

Funniest Columnist
Winner: Gordon Smart
Nominees: Caitlin Moran, Grace Dent, Frankie Boyle

Funniest Twitterer
Winner: Dom Joly
Nominees: Jimmy Carr, Matt Lucas, Richard Bacon, Stephen Merchant

Funniest Podcast
Winner: Pappy's Flatshare Slamdown
Nominees: Dom Joly's Celebrity Comedy Podcasts, The Danny Baker Show, The Dave Gorman Podcast, The Ricky Gervais Podcast

Best Internet Viral Show
Winner: Misery Bear
Nominees: Alan Partridge, Harry Hill, The Fast Show, Vic & Bob

Funniest Joke
Winner: Tim Vine: ‘ – that's a site for sore eyes.’
Jimmy Carr. ‘I know a couple who get on like a house on fire. They both feel trapped and are slowly suffocating to death.’
Matt Kirshen: ‘I was playing chess with my friend and he said, “Let's make this interesting”. So we stopped playing chess’
Paul Daniels: ‘I said to a fella 'Is there a B&Q in Henley?' He said “No, there's an H, an E, an N an L and a Y”.’
Sarah Millican: ‘My mother told me, you don't have to put anything in your mouth you don't want to. Then she made me eat broccoli, which felt like double standards.’

Published: 8 Feb 2012

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