Janey Godley leads Scottish Comedy Award nominees | Four nods as shortlists revealed

Janey Godley leads Scottish Comedy Award nominees

Four nods as shortlists revealed

Janey Godley leads the shortlists in this year’s Scottish Comedy Awards, securing four nominations.

She is up for best headliner, best TV comedian, best solo show and best online content in the awards, which will be voted on by the Scottish comedian.

The Glaswegian is closely followed by Perthshire farmer Jim Smith, with three nominations for TV Comic, radio comic and solo show.

His TV nod comes from his hour-long stand-up show, which was broadcast on BBC Scotland in a primetime Hogmanay slot.

The winners will be announced on August 4, when it is hoped lockdown rules will be relaxed enough for a ceremony in Glasgow,

The nominations are:

BEST HEADLINER
Janey Godley
Larry Dean
Mark Nelson
Ray Bradshaw
Susie McCabe

BEST NEWCOMER
Amelia Bayler
Chris Weir
Connor Burns
Krystal Evans
Liam Farrelly

BEST COMPERE
Gus Lymburn
Jay Lafferty
Liam Withnail
Rosco McLelland

BREAKTHROUGH ACT
Liam Farrelly
Paul McDaniels
Susan Riddle

BEST SKETCH / VARIETY
Colin Cloud
MC Hammersmith
Spontaneous Players
Stu & Gary

BEST ACTOR
David Tennent: Good Omens
Jack Docherty: Scot Squad
Ncuti Gatwa: Sex Education
Susan Riddle: The State of it

BEST TV COMIC
Daniel Sloss
Frankie Boyle
Iain Stirling
Janey Godley
Jim Smith
Larry Dean

BEST RADIO COMIC
Ashley Storrie
Des Clarke
Jim Smith
Lewis Mcleod

BEST SOLO TOUR / FESTIVAL SHOW
Danny Bhoy – Age Of Fools
Fern Brady – Power and Chaos
Gary Meikle – iBrow Guy
Janey Godley – Beyond The Fringe
Jim Smith – Back to the Teuchtar
Larry Dean – Fandan
Liam Withnail – Homecoming
Men With Coconuts
Ray Bradshaw – Deafinately Baby
JoJo Sutherland – Riches to Rags
Stephen Buchanan – Baby Dove
Stuart McPherson – Mr November

BEST TV SHOW
Breaking The News: BBC Scotland
Frankie Boyle’s Tour of Scotland: BBC Scotland
Still Game final episode: BBC Scotland
The State Of It: BBC Scotland
Up For It: BBC Scotland

BEST RADIO SHOW
Ashley Storrie – BBC Radio Scotland
Breaking The News – BBC Radio Scotland
Good The Bad The Unexpected – BBC Radio Scotland
Bowie at Breakfast – Clyde FM

BEST ONLINE CONTENT
Janey Godley's Voice Overs
Lewis Capaldi’s Twitter
Limmy’s Twitch
Mark Jennings Twitter
Stuart McPherson’s election leader interviews: BBC Scotland

BEST WRITER
Cat Hepburn
Neil Bratchpiece
Neil Forsyth
Steven Dick

BEST EVENT
Eddy Brimson: Naughty Boy
Gary Faulds at SEC Glasgow
Gary Meikle at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Richard Gadd: Baby Reindeer
Still Game: Final Farewell at the Hydro

BEST CLUB
Gilded Basement, Edinburgh
Glee Glasgow
Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh
Rotunda, Glasgow
Stand Edinburgh
Stand Glasgow

BEST NIGHT
Crossmylaff, Glasgow
Des McLean’s East Kilbride Sports Club
Enterteasement, Glasgow
Icebreaker, Dundee
Monday Night Impro, Glasgow
Project X, Edinburgh

Published: 9 Jun 2020

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