The British Comedy Awards. Jonathan Ross. Copyright: Unique Productions / CPL Productions.

The British Comedy Awards

Channel 4 and ITV factual. 25 episodes, 1990 - 2014. Features Jonathan Ross.

British Comedy Awards 1991

Awards ceremony held at the London Television Centre. Those competing for the 'Jester Awards' include: Michael Barrymore, Vic Reeves, Rik Mayall, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Patricia Routledge, Bruce Forsyth and Clive Andreson.

Further details

Winners

Best New TV Comedy: Have I Got News For You

Best TV Comedy Actor: Richard Wilson (One Foot In The Grave)

Best TV Comedy Actress: Patricia Routledge

Top TV Comedy Newcomer: Angus Deayton

Best TV Entertainment Presenter: Clive Anderson (Whose Line Is It Anyway?)

Best ITV/C4 Sitcom: Drop The Dead Donkey

Best Entertainment Series: Alas Smith & Jones

Top Entertainment Presenter: Clive Anderson

Top British Entertainment Performers: Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones

Top Variety Performers: Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer

Best Comedy Film: Home Alone

Best Radio Comedy: On The Hour/The Million Pound Radio Show

Top Radio Comedy Personality: Phil Holden

Top Stage Newcomer: Jack Dee

Top Comedy Club Performer: Jeremy Hardy

WGGB Award For Top Comedy Writer: John Sullivan

Lifetime Achievement: Beryl Reid

International Lifetime Achievement: George Burns

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 22nd December 1991
Time
8:15pm
Channel
ITV
Length
115 minutes