2018 Scottish Comedy Award winners revealed | Frankie Boyle, Limmy and Armando Iannucci among them

2018 Scottish Comedy Award winners revealed

Frankie Boyle, Limmy and Armando Iannucci among them

Frankie Boyle, Limmy and Armando Iannucci were among the winners at the Scottish Comedy Award last night.

But scooping them all with two gongs apiece were stand-up Ray Bradshaw and Glasgow comedy night Chunks.

Bradshaw won awards for outstanding achievement and for best solo show for Deaf Comedy Fam, which he performed in sign language, as well as speaking the words.

Chunks was named best comedy night, while its Glasgow Comedy Festival venture, Chunkstival was named event of the year.

Karen Koren of the Gilded Balloon won the lifetime achievement, 32 years after setting up the Edinburgh institution

The fill list of winners is:

Outstanding Achievement: Ray Bradshaw

Lifetime Achievement: Karen Koren of the Gilded Balloon

Best Headliner: Mark Nelson

Best Compere: Liam Withnail

Best Newcomer: Will Nameeh

Best Improv Sketch or Variety Act: Spontaneous Players

Best Actor: Chris Forbes

Best TV or Radio Comedian: Des Clarke

Best Solo Festival or Tour Show: Ray Bradshaw

Best TV Show:  Frankie Boyle’s New World Order

Best Radio Show: Breaking the News

Best Online: Limmy’s Twitter

Best Writer: Armando Iannucci

Best Event: Chunkstival

Best Comedy Club: Monkey Barrel

Best Comedy Night: Chunks

Published: 31 Jul 2018

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