Broadcast Awards 2021 comedy nominees revealed

Thursday 15th April 2021, 6:41pm


The nominees for the Broadcast Awards 2021 have been revealed. Organised by the TV trade magazine, the much sought-after awards feature a number of comedy-related shows in the shortlists.

Best Comedy Programme

Feel Good. Image shows from L to R: George (Charlotte Ritchie), Mae (Mae Martin). Copyright: Objective Productions.

Feel Good

Friday Night Dinner. Image shows from L to R: Jackie (Tamsin Greig), Adam (Simon Bird), Jonny (Tom Rosenthal), Martin (Paul Ritter).

Friday Night Dinner

Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Robin (Laurence Rickard), Humphrey (Laurence Rickard), Mary (Katy Wix), Thomas (Mathew Baynton), Alison (Charlotte Ritchie), Kitty (Lolly Adefope), Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe), Captain (Ben Willbond), Pat (Jim Howick), Lady Button (Martha Howe-Douglas), Julian (Simon Farnaby). Copyright: Monumental Pictures.

Ghosts

Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith. Copyright: BBC.

Inside No. 9

Man Like Mobeen. Image shows from L to R: Eight (Tez Ilyas), Mobeen (Guz Khan), Nate (Tolulope Ogunmefun), Aks (Duaa Karim).

Man Like Mobeen

This Country. Image shows from L to R: Lee 'Kurtan' Mucklowe (Charlie Cooper), Kerry Mucklowe (Daisy May Cooper).

This Country

Best Lockdown Programme - Entertainment, Comedy and Scripted

A League Of Their Own. Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: CPL Productions.

A League Of Their Own

Home Alone With Joel Dommett. Joel Dommett.

Home Alone With Joel Dommett

Isolation Stories

Staged. Image shows from L to R: Georgia (Georgia Tennant), David (David Tennant).

Staged

The Ranganation. Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: Zeppotron.

The Ranganation

Unsaid Stories

Best Multichannel Programme

Big Zuu's Big Eats. Image shows from L to R: Phil Wang, Ed Gamble, Jimmy Carr, Lou Sanders, Big Zuu. Copyright: Boomerang.

Big Zuu's Big Eats

Climategate : Science of a Scandal

Don't Hate The Playaz. Image shows from L to R: Lady Leshurr, Jordan Stephens, Shortee Blitz, Maya Jama. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

Don't Hate The Playaz

Man Like Mobeen. Image shows from L to R: Eight (Tez Ilyas), Mobeen (Guz Khan), Nate (Tolulope Ogunmefun), Aks (Duaa Karim).

Man Like Mobeen

RuPaul's Drag Race UK

The Young Offenders. Image shows from L to R: Jock O'Keeffe (Chris Walley), Mairead MacSweeney (Hilary Rose), Conor MacSweeney (Alex Murphy).

The Young Offenders


Elsewhere in the awards, Hypothetical is nominated for Best Entertainment Programme alongside I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Strictly Come Dancing, The Masked Singer and The Wall.

The Rubbish World Of Dave Spud features in the Best Children's Programme category, whilst Waffle The Wonder Dog is listed in the Best Pre-School Programme shortlist.

The End Of The F***ing World is up for Best Drama Series, and the one-off documentary What's the Matter with Tony Slattery? has been picked out by the judges as a Best Specialist Factual Programme nominee.

The winners of the Broadcast Awards 2021 will be revealed on 27th May via a virtual awards show.

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