The British Comedy Awards. Jonathan Ross. Copyright: Unique Productions / CPL Productions
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 1996

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Winners

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

Date
Saturday 30th November 1996
Time
8:45pm
Channel
ITV
Length
135 minutes

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