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Would I Lie To You? named best comedy

By the Television and Radio Industries Club

Would I Lie To You? was named best comedy at the TRIC Awards last night, as the ceremony season continues apace.

The Rob Brydon-fronted panel show took the accolade handed out by the Television and Radio Industries Club ahead of fellow nominees After Life and Sex Education.

A League Of Their Own was named best sports programme at the same event, but Ed Gamble and James Acaster’s Off Menu and Rosie and Chris Ramsey’s  Shagged Married Annoyed lost out in the podcast category to David Tennant Does A Podcast With…

Meanwhile, across the Atlantic,  Last Week Tonight With John Oliver won the outstanding achievement in variety, talk or sketch category at the Television Critics Association Awards.

The ceremony was dominated by Ted Lasso, which took home gongs for outstanding new programme, outstanding achievement in comedy and programme of the year.

Jean Smart won individual achievement in comedy for her role in Hacks, while The Golden Girls won the ‘heritage award’

Michaela Coel was awarded with the individual achievement in drama award as creator, writer, executive producer and star of I May Destroy You.

Last week, Ricky Gervais’s After Life was named most popular comedy at the National TV Awards  and the Vicar Of Dibley was named best comedy at the TV Choice Awards

Published: 16 Sep 2021

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