Chortle Awards 2018 nominees

Wednesday 7th February 2018, 4:38pm

March 19th: Winners announced
Chortle Awards 2018.

The nominees for the awards run by comedy website Chortle have been announced. The Chortle Awards 2018 aim to celebrate the work comedians do in clubs, on tour, on TV, on radio and in print.

Richard Herring, Rob Kemp, Mae Martin, Joseph Morpurgo, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Katherine Ryan have gained two nominations.

The shortlists, as compiled by a panel of critics and show bookers, are as follows:

Best Show

Mat Ewins.Mat Ewins (Mat Ewins Presents Adventureman 7)

Hannah Gadsby.Hannah Gadsby (Nanette)

John Kearns.John Kearns (Don't Worry They're Here)

Joseph Morpurgo.Joseph Morpurgo (Hammerhead)

Best Tour

Greg Davies.Greg Davies

Joel Dommett.Joel Dommett

Ricky Gervais: Humanity. Ricky Gervais.Ricky Gervais

Have I Got News For You. Katherine Ryan.Katherine Ryan

Club Comedian

Carl Donnelly.Carl Donnelly

Kiri Pritchard-McLean.Kiri Pritchard-McLean

Mike Wilmot.Mike Wilmot

Glenn Wool.Glenn Wool

Best Newcomer

The Death Hilarious. Image shows from L to R: Darren J Coles, Glenn Wade.The Death Hilarious

Rob Kemp. Copyright: Peril Design / Copyright Splash Photography.Rob Kemp

Simon Lomas.Simon Lomas

Mo Omar.Mo Omar

Micky Overman.Micky Overman

Best Compere

Mick Ferry.Mick Ferry

Laura Lexx.Laura Lexx

Dan Nightingale.Dan Nightingale

Kiri Pritchard-McLean.Kiri Pritchard-McLean

Character, Improv and Sketch Show

Anna Mann. Colin Hoult. Copyright: Ed Moore.Colin Hoult (as Anna Mann)

Joseph Morpurgo.Joseph Morpurgo

Natalie Palamides.Natalie Palamides

Adam Riches.Adam Riches

Music

Image shows from L to R: Nicola Dempsey, Rosie Dempsey.Flo & Joan

Rob Kemp. Copyright: Peril Design / Copyright Splash Photography.Rob Kemp

Jinkx Monsoon.Jinkx Monsoon

TV Comedian

Joe Lycett.Joe Lycett

Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: ITV.Romesh Ranganathan

Vic & Bob's Big Night Out. Image shows from L to R: Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves. Copyright: BBC.Reeves & Mortimer

Have I Got News For You. Katherine Ryan.Katherine Ryan

Breakthrough Act

Jordan Brookes.Jordan Brookes

Stand Up Central. Desiree Burch. Copyright: Avalon Television.Desiree Burch

Mae Martin. Copyright: Sun Lee.Mae Martin

Lauren Pattison.Lauren Pattison

Best TV

Detectorists. Andy Stone (Mackenzie Crook).Detectorists

GameFace. Marcella (Roisin Conaty). Copyright: Objective Productions.GameFace

Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith. Copyright: BBC.Inside No. 9

Motherland. Image shows from L to R: Liz (Diane Morgan), Julia (Anna Maxwell Martin), Kevin (Paul Ready).Motherland

Radio Award

Alexei Sayle's Imaginary Sandwich Bar. Alexei Sayle. Copyright: BBC.Alexei Sayle's Imaginary Sandwich Bar

Liam Williams - Ladhood.Liam Williams: Ladhood

Mae Martin. Copyright: Sun Lee.Mae Martin's Guide To 21st Century Addiction / Sexuality

Mark Steel's In Town. Mark Steel. Copyright: BBC.Mark Steel's In Town

Sarah Kendall: Australian Trilogy. Sarah Kendall. Copyright: BBC.Sarah Kendall: Australian Trilogy

Internet Award

Capital. Image shows from L to R: Adam Drake, Charlotte Ritchie, Liam Williams, Matilda Wnek.Capital

David Reed.Inside The Comedian

Sean McLoughlin.Heal Your Wounds With Sean McLoughlin

RHLSTP. Richard Herring.Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast

Book Award

James Acaster.James Acaster's Classic Scrapes

RHLSTP. Richard Herring.Emergency Questions by Richard Herring

Adam Kay.Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt

Peep Show. Jeremy Osborne (Robert Webb). Copyright: Objective Productions.Robert Webb: How Not To Be A Boy

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