Toast Of Tinseltown has won the international Rose d'Or award for comedy.
Toast Of Tinseltown saw the "actor, voice-over artist, and legend of the London theatrical scene" trying to establish a new life for himself in America, where he had been promised a 'leading role' in a major Hollywood franchise movie. On the road to making it big in America he meets an extremely angry director, becomes a success in a soap opera playing a doctor, bites off the ear of a Hollywood A-lister, and gets lost in the desert...
The longlist for the Comedy category also featured British comedies Bloods, Ellie & Natasia and Question Team, plus About Last Night (France), ANA (Mexico), As Seguidoras (Brazil), Die Carolin Kebekus Show (Germany), Gruen Nation (Australia), Joja's Bullitalk (Germany), La Flamme (Germany), LOL - Last One Laughing (Germany), Lust (Sweden), Mister Speaker (Sweden), Pepe (Hungary), The Wasp (Germany), UFOs (France) and What's Your Story? (Brazil).
Other 2022 winners include Succession in the Drama list, Casualty in the 'Soap or Telenovela' category, The Great in the Comedy Drama and Sitcom shortlist, and The Real Mo Farah in the Documentary category. Succession star Brian Cox was handed the Lifetime Achievement award.