- WGGB awards shortlist 2019
Writers' Guild Awards 2019 shortlist
The shortlists for The Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards 2019 have been revealed.
The comedy-related nominations are:
Best TV Situation Comedy
Lisa McGee for Derry Girls
Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith for the 'Zanzibar' episode of Inside No. 9
Mackenzie Crook for Detectorists
Best Radio Comedy
Lee Ridley and Katherine Jakeways for Ability
Jessica Hynes for Deadline
Sarah Kendall for Volume 2, Part 1 of Sarah Kendall: Australian Trilogy
Best Online Comedy
Tim Grewcock and Shaun Lowthian for Spokke:
Arnab Chanda and Chris Hayward for Three Cool Days:
Hannah George and Tasha Dhanraj for Where Are You From? The Game:
Elsewhere in the nominations, Phoebe Waller-Bridge is shortlisted for Killing Eve, alongside Charlie Covell for The End Of The F***ing World in the Best Long Form TV Drama category.
Ciaran Murtagh and Andrew Barnett Jones receive a nod for the 'Night of the Living Veg' episode of Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed!; and The Death Of Stalin writing team are up for Best Screenplay.
The results will be announced on Monday 14th January 2019 at a ceremony at the Royal College of Physicians in central London, hosted by No Offence star Joanna Scanlan.
WGGB President Olivia Hetreed says: "It feels wonderfully appropriate to kick off the Writers' Guild's 60th year with a celebration of today's great writers and great writing. Our nomination list displays the originality, inventiveness and dedication of British writers, their willingness to tackle big issues and explore unusual viewpoints whilst offering great entertainment."
The full list of nominations across all categories can be seen at writersguild.org.uk