British Comedy Guide reveals its awards shortlists | Voting now open to choose the winners

British Comedy Guide reveals its awards shortlists

Voting now open to choose the winners

The shortlists have been released for this year’s British Comedy Guide awards.

Sixty programmes across ten categories were selected by public poll, with a second round of voting now open to decide the winners.

This closes on Sunday January 26, with the winners announced the following day.

The nominees are : 

Best New TV Sitcom

After Life
Dad's Army - The Lost Episodes
Danny & Mick
Ghosts
This Time With Alan Partridge
Year Of The Rabbit

Best Returning TV Sitcom

Derry Girls
Fleabag
Gavin & Stacey
Mrs. Brown's Boys
Not Going Out
Still Game

Best Radio Sitcom

Clare In The Community
Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!
Ed Reardon's Week
The Missing Hancocks
The Shuttleworths
Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups

Best TV Sketch Show

Ellie & Natasia
Famalam
Gigglebiz
Horrible Histories
Muzlamic
Vic & Bob's Big Night Out

Best Radio Sketch Show

The Absolutely Radio Show
Dead Ringers
John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme
Kevin Eldon Will See You Now
Little Britain
Newsjack

Best TV Panel Show

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule
Have I Got News For You
Mock The Week
QI
Would I Lie To You?

Best Radio Panel Show

Breaking The News
I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue
Just A Minute
The Museum Of Curiosity
The News Quiz
The Unbelievable Truth

Best TV Entertainment Show

Frankie Boyle's New World Order
The Graham Norton Show
Michael McIntyre's Big Show
Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing
Taskmaster
The Last Leg

Best Radio Entertainment Show

Alexei Sayle's Imaginary Sandwich Bar
Andy Hamilton Sort Of Remembers
The Infinite Monkey Cage
Mark Steel's In Town
Susan Calman Makes Me Happy
The Tim Vine Chat Show

Best TV Comedy Drama

Doc Martin
The End Of The F***ing World
Good Omens
Sex Education
Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators
Worzel Gummidge

Published: 13 Jan 2020

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