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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 1994

Coverage of the fifth annual awards ceremony recognising comedy in the fields of film, television, radio, stage and club comedy. Broadcast live from the London Television Centre.

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Best Comedy Series: Murder Most Horrid

Best New TV Comedy: Knowing Me, Knowing You... With Alan Partridge

Top TV Comedy Actor: Stephen Tompkinson (Drop The Dead Donkey)

Top TV Comedy Actress: Brenda Blethyn (Outside Edge)

Best TV Comedy Newcomer: Chris Morris (The Day Today)

Best TV Comedy Series: Drop The Dead Donkey

Best BBC Comedy Series: Red Dwarf

Best C4 Comedy: Drop The Dead Donkey

Best ITV Comedy: Time After Time

Best Comedy Drama: Outside Edge

Best Male TV Performer: Steve Coogan (Knowing Me, Knowing You... With Alan Partridge)

Top Female Comedy Performer: Tracey Ullman (Tracey Ullman Takes On New York)

Best ITV Entertainment Presenter: Michael Barrymore

Best BBC Entertainment Presenter: Noel Edmonds

Best Channel 4 Entertainment Presenter: Chris Evans (Don't Forget Your Toothbrush)

Top Theatre Variety Performer: Billy Pearce

Best Comedy Film: Four Weddings And A Funeral

Top Comedy Writer: Jack Rosenthal

Best Radio Comedy: A Look Back At The Future

Best Live Stand-Up: Phil Kay

WGGB Award For Top Comedy Writer: Jack Rosenthal

Special Award For Comedy: Armando Iannucci

Lifetime Achievement: Spike Milligan/June Whitfield

Broadcast details

Sunday 4th December 1994
135 minutes

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