2018 Comedy.co.uk Awards shortlist announced

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018

The nominations for this year’s Comedy.co.uk Awards have been revealed.

After a public vote from a long list of every comedy broadcast on TV and radio in 2018, the top six in each category have now made it to the final round, with all the candidates also up for nomination for “Comedy of the Year”. Last year’s winner was Inside No. 9, with previous winners of the top prize having included Car Share, Would I Lie to You?, Horrible Histories and the radio comedy Cabin Pressure.

Voting is open now on the British Comedy Guide and closes on 3rd February, with the winners announced on the 4th. Here is the full list of nominations.

Best New TV Sitcom

  • Derry Girls (Channel 4)
  • The Reluctant Landlord (Sky1)
  • Sally4Ever (Sky Atlantic)
  • Sara Pascoe Vs Monogamy (BBC Two)
  • Stath Lets Flats (Channel 4)
  • The Young Offenders (BBC Three)

Best Returning TV Sitcom

  • Car Share (BBC One)
  • Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4)
  • Not Going Out (BBC One)
  • Still Game (BBC One)
  • This Country (BBC Three)
  • Upstart Crow (BBC Two)

Best TV Sketch Show

  • Famalam (BBC Three)
  • Gigglebiz (CBeebies)
  • Horrible Histories (CBBC)
  • Limmy’s Homemade Show (BBC Two Scotland)
  • Tracey Breaks The News (BBC One)
  • Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out (BBC Four)

Best TV Panel Show

  • 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4)
  • Harry Hill’s Alien Fun Capsule (ITV)
  • Have I Got News For You (BBC One)
  • Mock The Week (BBC Two)
  • QI (BBC Two)
  • Would I Lie To You? (BBC One)

Best TV Entertainment Show

  • Billy Connolly: Made In Scotland (BBC Two)
  • Cunk On Britain (BBC Two)
  • The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)
  • The Last Leg (Channel 4)
  • Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing (BBC Two)
  • Taskmaster (Dave)

Best TV Comedy Drama

  • Click & Collect (BBC One)
  • Dave Allen At Peace (BBC Two)
  • Death On The Tyne (Gold)
  • Flowers (Channel 4)
  • Inside No. 9 (BBC Two)
  • No Offence (Channel 4)

Best Radio Sitcom (All on Radio 4)

  • Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years
  • Count Arthur Strong’s Radio Show!
  • Fags, Mags And Bags
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy
  • The Shuttleworths
  • Thanks A Lot, Milton Jones!

Best Radio Sketch Show (All on Radio 4 unless stated)

  • Britain In Bits With Ross Noble
  • Dead Ringers
  • I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again… Again (Radio 4 Extra)
  • Jeremy Vine: Agony Uncle (Radio 2)
  • John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme
  • Newsjack (Radio 4 Extra)

Best Radio Panel Show (All on Radio 4 unless stated)

  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5 Live)
  • I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue
  • Just A Minute
  • The Museum Of Curiosity
  • The News Quiz
  • The Unbelievable Truth

Best Radio Entertainment Show (All on Radio 4)

  • Alfie Moore: It’s A Fair Cop
  • The Infinite Monkey Cage
  • Joe Lycett’s Obsessions
  • Mark Steel’s In Town
  • The Now Show
  • The Tim Vine Chat Show