Steve Pemberton

Steve Pemberton

Date of birth: 01-09-1967

Inside No 9 divided...

Awards honour Reece Shearsmith, but not Steve Pemberton

Reece Shearsmith has been nominated for an Edinburgh TV Award – while his co-star and co-creator Steve Pemberton has not made the cut.

It is the second time an industry panel have separated the pair, as  Shearsmith was nominated for a Bafta last year, whereas Pemberton wasn’t.

Also up for best comedy actor at the Edinburgh awards are Daisy Haggard for Back To Life, Esther Smith for Trying, Rafe Spall for Trying. Rose Matafeo for Starstruck and Samson Kayo for Bloods.

Comedy-drama stars Ambika Mod from This Is Going to Hurt and Gamba Cole from The Outlaws are also up for the acting breakthrough award.

Here are the Edinburgh TV Award  nominees relevant to comedy. Winners will be announced on August 25:

BEST COMEDY SERIES 

After Life
Mandy
Motherland
Sex Education
Stath Lets Flats
The Outlaws

BEST ENTERTAINMENT SERIES

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
Gogglebox
Taskmaster
The Graham Norton Show
The Last Leg
The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan

BEST POPULAR FACTUAL SERIES

24 Hours in Police Custody
Joe Lycett's Got Your Back
Long Lost Family: Born Without Track
Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Christmas Fishing
Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure (presented by Rosie Jones)
Uprising

BEST TV ACTOR, COMEDY

Daisy Haggard for Back To Life
Esther Smith for Trying
Rafe Spall for Trying
Reece Shearsmith for Inside No. 9
Rose Matafeo for Starstruck
Samson Kayo for Bloods

BREAKTHROUGH TALENT ACTOR

Ambika Mod from This Is Going to Hurt
Danielle Macdonald from The Tourist
Dipo Ola from We Hunt Together
Gamba Cole from The Outlaws

BREAKTHROUGH TALENT. PRESENTER

Mist from Gassed Up
Comedian Munya Chawawa
Tayo Oguntonade from Great House Giveaway 
Zeze Millz, star of her self-titled online show

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Published: 16 Jun 2022

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