National Comedy Awards | Winners and nominees

National Comedy Awards

Winners and nominees

Set up by Channel 4 as a successor to the long-running British Comedy Awards and in support of its Stand Up To Cancer fundraising initiative,  the awards are purely decided by public vote.


2022 nominees

Best Scripted Comedy

Sex Education
This Way Up

Outstanding Comedy Actress

Aisling Bea (This Way Up)
Charlotte Ritchie (Ghosts)
Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts)
Emma Mackey (Sex Education)

Outstanding Comedy Actor

Greg Davies (The Cleaner)
Asa Butterfield (Sex Education)
Lee Mack (Not Going Out)
Matthew Baynton (Ghosts)


Outstanding Supporting Role

Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education)
Diane Morgan (Motherland)
Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education)
Lolly Adefope (Ghosts)


Best Comedy Entertainment Show

Rob & Romesh Vs
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Would I Lie To You


Outstanding Female Comedy Entertainment Performance   

Daisy May Cooper (Taskmaster)
Rosie Jones (Trip Hazard)
Katherine Ryan (8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown)
Sandi Toksvig (QI)


Outstanding Male Comedy Entertainment Performance

Mo Gilligan (The Lateish Show)
Sean Lock (8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown)
Mike Wozniak (Taskmaster)
James Acaster (Hypothetical)


Best Comedy Podcast

Off Menu with James Acaster and Ed Gamble
My Therapist Ghosted Me with Vogue Williams and Joanne McNally
Shagged Married Annoyed with Rosie and Chris Ramsey
Rob Beckett & Josh Widdecombe’s Parenting Hell


Best Stand-Up Show

Sarah Millican
Ricky Gervais
Katherine Ryan
Mo Gilligan
Jason Manford

Comedy Breakthrough Performer

Judi Love
Joanne McNally
Munya Chawawa
Rosie Jones
Rose Matafeo

Published: 11 Feb 2022

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