Very Good Omens | Michael Sheen and David Tennant show named comedy of the year

Very Good Omens

Michael Sheen and David Tennant show named comedy of the year

Good Omens has been named comedy of the year for 2019.

It was also named best comedy-drama of last year in the comedy.co.uk awards, which are decided entirely by public vote.

The adaptation of the Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman novel, starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant as an angel and a demon trying to stop the Apocalypse, first aired on Amazon Prime in 2019, and is now showing on BBC Two.

Ricky Gervais's After Life was named best new TV sitcom. He said: ‘To win an award by public vote is heartwarming. People at home who watch the show are the reason I do this job. That and the money, obviously.’

The full list of winners is

Best new TV sitcom: After Life
Best returning TV sitcom: Fleabag
Best radio sitcom: Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!
Best TV sketch show: Vic & Bob's Big Night Out
Best radio sketch show: Dead Ringers
Best TV panel show: Would I Lie To You?
Best radio panel show: I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue
Best TV entertainment show: Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing
Best radio entertainment show: Susan Calman Makes Me Happy
Best TV comedy drama: Good Omens
Comedy of the year: Good Omens

Published: 27 Jan 2020

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