The nominees have been revealed for the 2019 Chortle Awards.
The shortlists are led by stand-up Kiri Pritchard-McLean who has four nominations. She appears in the lists for best breakthrough act; best compere; in the music and variety category as co-host of musical comedy night Amusical; and in the internet category for All Killa No Filla, the podcast she co-hosts with Rachel Fairburn.
Ciaran Dowd, who won Best Newcomer at last year's Edinburgh Festival, and Lazy Susan (the double act comprising of Freya Parker and Celeste Dring), have been nominated in two categories each. Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton are also up for two awards, one linked to The League Of Gentlemen's live show, and the other for Inside No. 9.
The shortlists in full are:
Best Club Comic
Character, Sketch And Improv
Music and Variety
The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue
James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999
Alex Edelman: Just For Us
Natalie Palamides: Nate
Kevin Bridges: Brand New Tour
The League Of Gentlemen
Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead
Dara O Briain: Voice of Reason
Best TV Comedian
Best TV Show
The Good Place
The shortlists were drawn up by a panel of industry judges. The winners will now be decided via a public vote.
The polls close at 4pm on 6th March, with the winners then revealed at a ceremony in London on 18th March hosted by Arthur Smith.