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 1999

Live coverage from The London Studios as Jonathan Ross hosts the 10th annual awards ceremony celebrating the finest comedy on television, cinema, radio and the stand-up circuit over the last year.

Further details

Winners

Best New TV Comedy: dinnerladies

Best TV Comedy Actor: Ricky Tomlinson (The Royle Family)

Best TV Comedy Actress: Caroline Aherne (The Royle Family, Mrs Merton & Malcolm).

Best Male Comedy Newcomer: Sacha Baron Cohen (The 11 O'Clock Show)

Best Female Comedy Newcomer: Jessica Stevenson (Spaced, The Royle Family)

Best Comedy Entertainment Personality: Paul Merton

Best 'Broken Comedy': Big Train

Best Comedy Gameshow: Have I Got News For You

Best Comedy Talkshow: So Graham Norton

Best TV Sitcom: The Royle Family

Best TV Comedy Drama: Cold Feet

Best Comedy Film: Notting Hill

Best International Comedy Show: The Larry Sanders Show

Best Comedy Entertainment Programme: Comic Relief

Best Radio Comedy: The Sunday Format

Best Live Stand-Up: Bill Bailey

WGGB Award For Top Comedy Writer: Richard Curtis

Lifetime Achievement Award: Barry Humphries, The Two Ronnies

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 18th December 1999
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
135 minutes

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