Scottish Comedy Awards 2019 nominations

Friday 10th May 2019, 4:57pm

Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC

The nominations for the Scottish Comedy Awards 2019 have been announced, with BBC panel show Breaking The News leading the lists. The panel show - which is broadcast on the radio and now TV too, is nominated in both mediums, with its host Des Clarke recognised too.

This year's winners will determined by a vote amongst those working in the Scottish comedy industry, with the results announced on 11th June at Websters Theatre in Glasgow.

Here are the nominations in full:

Best Headliner

Eddy Brimson

Mark Nelson

Susie McCabe

Raymond Mearns

Best Newcomer

Amy Matthews

Connor Burns

Krystal Evans

Liam Farrelly

Taryam Boyd

Best Compere

Billy Kirkwood

Jay Lafferty

Liam Withnail

Ray Bradshaw

Breakthrough Act

Christopher MacArthur-Boyd

Gary Meikle

Jim Smith

Stephen Buchanan

Best Variety / Improv

Kevin Quantum

MC Hammersmith

Spontaneous Players

Stu and Garry

Best TV Comedian

Daniel Sloss

Fern Brady

Frankie Boyle

Iain Stirling

Larry Dean

Best Radio Comedian

Ashley Storrie

Billy Kirkwood

Des Clarke

Fred MacAulay

Best Festival Solo Show

Chris Forbes - Prophecy

Christopher MacArthur-Boyd - Home Sweet Home

Jay Lafferty - Wheesht

Larry Dean - Bampot

Liam Withnail - Homecoming

Limmy - Limmy's Vines

Susie McCabe - Domestic Disaster

Tom Stade - I Swear to..

Best Actor / Actress

Arabella Weir - Two Doors Down

Bill Paterson - Fleabag

Dave Anderson - Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

Gavin Mitchell - Still Game

Karen Bartke - Scot Squad

Best TV Show

Breaking The News

Frankie Boyle's New World Order

Scot Squad

Still Game

Two Doors Down

Best Radio Show

Breaking The News

The Good, The Bad And The Unexpected

Fred At The Stand

Stop The Press

Best Online Comedy

Bros Bagels

Gary Meikle

Janey Godley

Jim Smith

Joe Heenan

Best Writer

Elaine Malcolmson

Keir McAllister

Neil Bratchpiece

Steven Dick

Best Event

BBC Scotland Channel Launch

Glee Club Launch

Kevin Bridges residency at The Hydro

Still Game Final Episode

Best Comedy Club

Gilded Balloon Theatre, Edinburgh
Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh
Rotunda, Glasgow
The Stand, Edinburgh
The Stand, Glasgow

Best Comedy Night

Bona Fide
Project X

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