2010 Loaded LAFTAS shortlist announced

Wednesday 2nd December 2009, 9:00am

Loaded LAFTAS 2009.
The shortlist for the 2010 Loaded LAFTAS, the comedy awards organised by the men's magazine, has been announced.

Michael McIntyre leads the list with four nominations: Funniest Man, Funniest Show On TV, Funniest DVD and Best Stand-Up. Meanwhile the return of Shooting Stars earlier in the year sees the wacky panel show re-appearing in the Funniest Panel Show category, and Vic and Bob gaining a nomination for Funniest Double Act.

A number of new categories have also been added this year, including the Funniest Radio Sidekick category and Funniest Twitterer.

Here's the full list of nominations for the Loaded LAFTAS 2010:

Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow. Michael McIntyre. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

Funniest Man
Dara O'Briain
Justin Lee Collins
Harry Hill
Russell Howard
Michael McIntyre

Funniest Woman
Jo Brand
Katy Brand
Jo Caulfield
Sarah Silverman
Isy Suttie

Funniest Show On TV
Harry Hill's TV Burp
Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow
Peep Show
The Inbetweeners

8 Out Of 10 Cats. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Jason Manford. Copyright: Zeppotron.

Funniest Comedy Panel Show
8 Out Of 10 Cats
Have I Got News For You
Mock The Week
Never Mind The Buzzcocks
Shooting Stars

Best Stand-Up
Bill Bailey
Rob Brydon
Jimmy Carr
Jason Manford
Michael McIntyre

Funniest Double Act
Adam & Joe
Armstrong & Miller
Simon Cowell & Louis Walsh
Vic Reeves & Bob Mortimer

Funniest TV Personality
Alan Carr
Richard Hammond
Richard Herring - As It Occurs To Me. Copyright: BCG.Graham Norton
Paul O'Grady
Jonathan Ross

Funniest Podcast
Frankie Boyle
Rhod Gilbert
Richard Herring
Adam & Joe
Chris Moyles

Funniest DVD
Jimmy Carr - Telling Jokes
Rhod Gilbert - Award Winning Mince Pie
Russell Howard - Dingledodies
Eddie Izzard - Live Stripped
Michael McIntyre - Live 2009

Funniest Film
In The Loop
The Hangover
Role Models

Newswipe With Charlie Brooker. Charlie Brooker. Copyright: Zeppotron.

Funniest Newspaper Columnist
Charlie Brooker, The Guardian
Jeremy Clarkson, The Sun
AA Gill, The Times
Joe Mott, Daily Star Sunday
Gordon Smart, The Sun

Funniest Twitterer
Richard Bacon (@richardpbacon)
James Buckley (@james__buckley)
Stephen Fry (@stephenfry)
Jonathan Ross (@Wossy)
Phillip Schofield (@Schofe)

Funniest Radio Sidekick
Aled Jones (Radio 1 - Chris Moyles Show)
Beccy Huxtable (Radio 1 - Scott Mills Show)
Brian Murphy (Absolute Radio - Christian O'Connell Show)
'Comedy' Dave Vitty (Radio 1 - Chris Moyles Show)
Charlie Hedges (Kiss 100 London - Rickie and Melvin Breakfast Show)

Comedy fans can log onto loaded.co.uk to vote for their favourites. Voting closes 20th January.

The results will be announced at an awards ceremony at the The Cuckoo Club in London on Wednesday 27th January from 12pm. The ceremony will be hosted by Olivia Lee.

The 2010 LAFTAS will be the 7th year Loaded has run the awards. This year the awards are sponsored by Durex Ora - a social networking site for Durex enthusiasts (no, really!)

Loaded Editor Martin Daubney comments: "I'm more excited about this year's awards than ever before. The list of nominations shows how incredibly diverse British comedy has become, across live stand up, television, radio and film. As usual, I am hoping that the event in January will be as raucous as ever."

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