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Scottish Comedy Awards 2018 nominations

Wednesday 7th March 2018, 3:49pm

The Scottish Comedy Awards.

The nominations for the Scottish Comedy Awards 2018 have been announced, with BBC sitcoms Two Doors Down and Scot Squad leading the nominations with multiple nods for those involved.

Colin Cloud, Fern Brady, Larry Dean, Ray Bradshaw and Frankie Boyle also have been nominated in one category.

Covering live comedy, radio comedy and TV comedy, the awards were launched in 2014 to help recognise the best Scottish comedy talents.

This year's winners will determined by a vote amongst those working in the Scottish comedy industry, with the results announced at the start of the Edinburgh Festival in August.

The shortlists are as follows:

Best Headliner

Mark Nelson

Raymond Mearns

Scott Agnew

Susie McCabe

Best Compere

Jay Lafferty

Joe Heenan

Liam Withnail

Ray Bradshaw

Best Newcomer

Christopher KC

Chris Scott

Susan Riddell

Will Nameeh

Best Variety Act

Balloonatics

Colin Cloud

Lewis Macleod

Spontaneous Players

The Dolls

Best Actor / Actress

Elaine C Smith

Chris Forbes

Doon Mackichan

Jack Doherty

Jim Smith

Best TV / Radio Comedian

Des Clarke

Iain Stirling

Fern Brady

Frankie Boyle

Larry Dean

Best Tour Show

Colin Cloud

Fern Brady

Larry Dean

Phil Nichol

Ray Bradshaw

Best TV Show

Two Doors Down

Frankie Boyle's New World Order

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Scot Squad

Best Radio Show

4 Extra Stands Up

The Absolutely Radio Show

Breaking The News

Fags, Mags And Bags

A Funny Kind Of...

Best Online Comedy

Ashley Storrie's Twitter

Limmy's Twitter

News At 3

Sloss & Humphries Podcast

The Glasgow Trip

Best Comedy Writer

Armando Iannucci

Gregor Sharp / Simon Carlyle

Frankie Boyle

Steven Dick

Best Comedy Club

Breakneck, Aberdeen
Gilded Balloon Rose St Theatre, Edinburgh
Monkey Barrell, Edinburgh
Rotunda, Glasgow
Stand, Edinburgh
Stand, Glasgow
Yesbar, Glasgow

Best Comedy Night

Chunks, Glasgow
Crossmylaff, Glasgow
Drouthy Cobbler, Elgin
Enterteasement, Glasgow
Kilted Kangaroo, Stirling
Stand Out @ Strathaven Theatre
Viva La Shambles

Best Comedy Event

Chunkstival
Launch of Breakneck
Harper Comedy in Front Room
SCOTY Final

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