News: Scottish Comedy Awards Nominations Announced

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Richard Gadd's latest show Monkey See, Monkey Do has been nominated for the Best Solo Festival/Tour Show award in the fourth annual Scottish Comedy Awards.

The full list of nominations has just been announced. The awards celebrate live and broadcast Scottish comedy produced or performed in 2016. Voters have to work in the Scottish comedy Industry, either as performers, writers, producers, promoters, venue staff, TV & Radio production staff or similar. Comedy fans or audience members are not eligible.

The results will be announced at an event at 7pm on Tuesday 1 August at Le Monde, George St, Edinburgh.

Here is a full list of the nominees. To vote click here.

Best Headliner
Gary Little
Mark Nelson
Scott Gibson
Susie McCabe
Best Compere
Billy Kirkwood
Jay Lafferty
Ray Bradshaw
Scott Gibson
Best Newcomer
Christopher KC
Donald Alexander
Joseph Goss
Rachel Jackson
Best Improv / Variety / Sketch
Colin Cloud
Best Actress
Doon Mackichan
Isla Nelson
Jane McCarry
Karen Bartke
Best Actor
Alex Norton
Chris Forbes
Darren Connell
Ford Kiernan
Best TV Comedian
Daniel Sloss
Frankie Boyle
Iain Stirling
Larry Dean
Best Radio Comedian
Des Clarke
Gary Little
Miles Jupp
Raymond Mearns
Best Solo Festival / Tour Show
Chris Forbes – Tall Needy Mutant
Fern Brady – Male Comedienne
Richard Gadd – Monkey See Monkey Do
Scott Agnew – I’ve Snapped My Banjo String, Let’s Just Talk
Scott Gibson – Life After Death
Susie McCabe – There is More to Life Than Happiness
Best TV Show
2 Doors Down
Frankie Boyle’s American Autopsy
Scot Squad
Still Game
Best Radio Show
Breaking The News
The GB Xperience
Off The Ball
Radio 4 Stands Up
Best Online Comedy
Ashley Storrie’s Twitter / Facebook
BBC ALBA Wild Swimming with Calum Maclean
BBC Scotland News at Two
Joe Heenan’s Twitter
The Wee Man Videos
Best Writer
Chris Grady
Gregor Sharp & Simon Carlyle
Neil Bratchpiece
Phil Differ
Best Event
Aberdeen Comedy festival
Iraq Out And Loud
Vladimir McTavish Birthday Roast
Best Comedy Club (large)
Blue Lamp, Aberdeen
Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh
The Stand, Edinburgh
The Stand, Glasgow
Best Comedy Club (small)
Comedy Creche @ Dram!, Glasgow
Dalriada, Portabello
Drouthy Cobbler, Elgin
Kilted Kangaroo, Stirling
Yesbar!, Glasgow




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