Chortle Awards 2013 - Full Results
The results of the 2013 Chortle Awards have been announced.
The awards, now in their tenth year, are organised by the news and review website Chortle. They primarily aim to recognise the year-round contribution to comedy of stand-up comedians operating on the live circuit.
The results were announced at a ceremony in London hosted Jo Brand. The shortlist was drawn up by a panel of comedy reviewers, with the winners determined via a public vote conducted online earlier in the month.
It was a good night for former double-act Lee & Herring, with Stewart Lee winning Best Tour and Richard Herring winning Best Internet Show, and the duo also jointly awarded for their Fist Of Fun DVD release.
Canadian comedian Tony Law was also popular with voters, winning both the Club Comic category and taking away the coveted 'Best Show' title too.
Below is the full list of nominations, with the winners denoted...
Lucy Beaumont - Winner
Doctor Brown - Winner
Tony Law - Winner
Susan Calman - Winner
Character Or Sketch Act
Pappy's - Winner
Music And Variety Award
Boy With Tape On His Face - Winner
The Horne Section
Susan Calman: This Lady's Not For Turning
Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional
Tony Law: Maximum Nonsense - Winner
Pappy's: Last Show Ever
Boy With Tape On His Face: More Tape
Greg Davies: The Back Of My Mum's Head
Stewart Lee: Carpet Remnant World - Winner
Mark Thomas: Bravo Figaro
Pappy's Flatshare Slamdown
Peacock & Gamble's Edinburgh podcast
Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast - Winner
Stuart Goldsmith: The Comedians' Comedian Podcast
Award for Innovation
Alternative Comedy Memorial Society
Louis CK (for cutting out the middle man) - Winner
Weirdo's comedy club
Writing duo Galton & Simpson (Hancock's Half Hour, Steptoe & Son) were the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award; whilst Tommy Sheppard, the owner of The Stand comedy clubs, was given the Off-Stage Contribution Award.
In the venues section, The Comedy Store (London), The 99 Club (London), Komedia (Brighton), Glee (Birmingham), Komedia (Bath), XS Malarkey (Manchester) and The Pleasance (Scotland) were awarded.
Miranda Hart is reportedly being lined-up to host a new version of The Generation Game.
Spy and Green Wing star Darren Boyd will play a midwife in The Delivery Man, a new sitcom pilot for ITV.
Katherine Parkinson, Stephen Tompkinson and Ralf Little are to star as mismatched housemates in a brand new sitcom pilot for ITV.
Julia Davis has written and is starring in a new pilot about a breakfast TV host for Channel 4, called Morning Has Broken.
Dom Joly is reportedly to attempt a second remake of Trigger Happy TV for American audiences.
Ross Noble Freewheeling, the improvised comedy series which sees stand-up comedian Ross Noble travelling the UK, is to return to channel Dave.
This week's episode of Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast has stories from guest Josie Long. Listen
Six episodes of Channel 4's police-based comedy drama Babylon are now being filmed in London. Read
A snapped heel, torn cruciate and broken relationship - 2014 has been turbulent for Marcus Brigstocke. Read
A podcast in which Chris Addison talks about his career, and how they made the new sitcom Trying Again. Listen
Jason Lewis introduces Sniggers With Attitude, the sketch show he has made for TV channel London Live. Read
Al Murray has announced a new Pub Landlord UK tour titled One Man, One Guvnor: 20 years at the lager top. Read
The Udderbelly Festival is back on London's Southbank until the 13th July. Lots of comedy on offer. Read
Comedian Doc Brown will be offering free mentorship and career guidance via the Noise Festival website. Info
Photos from ITV's new drama focusing on Tommy Cooper. The comic is portrayed by David Threlfall. View
'Bile merchant' Nathaniel Tapley has written this to explain why he's doing a Margaret Thatcher seance. Read
We take a look at the definitive box set of Terry Jones and Michael Palin's historical documentary spoof. Read
Archie Maddocks and Paul Revill won at Bath Comedy Festival's 2014 New Act of the Year competition. Read
In this interview, top sitcom writer Bob Larbey - who died last week - talks about writing comedy. Read
Check out some of the interesting facts from Steve Best's photo book from the comedy circuit. View
Stand-up comedian and actor Greg Davies is a very funny man indeed. Check out this great interview. Listen
Monty Python have published their brand new music track The Silly Walks Song. See the video here: Watch
Shaun The Sheep is coming to the big screen in 2015. Here's the first trailer for the film - it's funny. Watch
The first look at David Threlfall playing Tommy Cooper in the new ITV drama. It's a rather good impression? Watch
Hear Dawn French appearing as The Vicar Of Dibley, as she delivers Radio 4's Thought For The Day. Listen
The trailer for the Mrs Brown's Boys movie. Agnes has to fight to save her market stall. Out in June. Watch
The first volume of actor and stand-up comedian Omid Djalili's autobiography will be published later this year. Read
With a new Monty Python music album on the way, it's a good time to look back at some of their classics. Read
Tom Hollander and Olivia Colman talk about what is in store in the brand new series of BBC2 hit sitcom Rev. Read
Watch the new Only Fools & Horses sketch filmed for Sport Relief here. Del, Rodney and Beckham: Watch
Red Dwarf star Robert Llewellyn is the guest for the latest episode of Richard Herring's podcast series. Listen