Best Comedy Podcast 2020 nominees revealed

Tuesday 19th May 2020, 1:39pm

  • Brian & Roger, Dear Joan And Jericha, Josh Berry's Fake News, Kurupt FM, Mind Canyon and Off Menu are nominated for Best Comedy Podcast in the British Podcast Awards 2020
Off Menu. Image shows from L to R: James Acaster, Ed Gamble. Copyright: Paul Gilbey.

The nominees for the British Podcast Awards 2020 have been revealed.

The Best Comedy Podcast category features...

Brian & Roger

Comedy set at a support meeting for divorced men, starring Harry Peacock and Dan Skinner. This show is also nominated in the Best Fiction Podcast category.

Dear Joan And Jericha

Julia Davis and Vicki Pepperdine play life coaches.

Josh Berry's Fake News

Sketch comedy show from Union JACK Radio, starring impressionist Josh Berry.

Kurupt FM

Audible exclusive, starring the cast of People Just Do Nothing.

Mind Canyon

An improvised mockumentary podcast starring Steve Dawson and Charlie Kemp. It's also in the running for The Creativity Award.

Off Menu

James Acaster and Ed Gamble talk to guests about food. Off Menu is also up for Best Entertainment Podcast.


Elsewhere in the nominations:

Rule Of Three, the podcast about comedies, presented by Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris, is up for Best Arts and Culture Podcast.

The Rob Auton Daily Podcast is up for Best Daily Podcast and The Creativity Award.

David Walliams' Marvellous Musical Podcast is in the running for Best Family Podcast.

Mockery Manor - Lindsay Sharman and Laurence Owen's mystery-thriller about an amusement park - is shortlisted for Best Fiction Podcast.

Nobody Panic, starring Stevie Martin and Tessa Coates, is in the running for Best Live Episode.

Shagged Married Annoyed - starring Chris Ramsey and Rosie Ramsey - is in the running for Best New Podcast.

The Skewer - Radio 4's topical comedy show produced by Jon Holmes is up for Best Radio Podcast and The Creativity Award.

The Breakup Monologues from Rosie Wilby is listed in the Best Sex and Relationships Podcast category.

Elis James and John Robins - their Radio 5 Live show - is in the running for the Spotlight Award. Meanwhile Dwy Iaith, Un Ymennydd, which is hosted by James, is up for Best Podcast in the Welsh Language.

My Dad Wrote A Porno is also nominated for the Spotlight Award.

The Guilty Feminist is nominated for the Spotlight Award too.

RHLSTP With Richard Herring is up for Moment Of The Year (for his interview with Les Dennis).

No Such Thing As A Fish is nominated for Moment Of The Year (for their 300th episode, in which they were presented with the Heinz Oberhummer Award for science communication, in Austria).


The results will be livestreamed on the evening of Saturday 11th July.

The full list of nominations across all categories can be seen via britishpodcastawards.com

Voting for The Listeners' Choice Award, which involves all podcasts, is open until 11th July. Vote now

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