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

The British Comedy Awards

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

British Comedy Awards 1996

Further details


Best Comedy Series: The Fast Show

Best New TV Comedy: The Thin Blue Line

Top TV Comedy Actor: Dermot Morgan (Father Ted)

Top TV Comedy Actress: Pauline McLynn (Father Ted)

Top TV Newcomer: James Dreyfus (The Thin Blue Line)

Best BBC Sitcom: One Foot In The Grave

Best ITV Sitcom: The 10%ers

Top ITV Entertainment Presenter: Cilla Black

Top BBC1 Entertainment Presenter: Ruby Wax

Top C4/BBC2 Entertainment Presenter: Chris Evans (TFI Friday)

Best Children's Comedy: Woof!

Top Female Comedy Performer: Caroline Aherne (The Mrs. Merton Show)

Top Male Comedy Performer: Paul Whitehouse (The Fast Show)

Best Comedy Film: Babe

Best Radio Comedy: People Like Us

Best Comedy Drama: Outside Edge

Best Entertainment Series: TFI Friday

International Comedy: Frasier

Top TV Comedy Personalities: Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer

Best Stand-Up: Eddie Izzard

WGGB Award For Top Comedy Writer: Johnny Speight

Lifetime Achievement Award: Dave Allen

Broadcast details

Saturday 30th November 1996
135 minutes