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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 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.

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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

Saturday 18th December 1999
135 minutes

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