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The British Comedy Awards

The British Comedy Awards

  • TV factual
  • ITV / Channel 4
  • 1990 - 2014
  • 25 episodes

Britain's premier comedy awards for almost 25 years, honouring the very best in the business. Features Jonathan Ross.

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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.


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

Sunday 22nd December 1991
115 minutes

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