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
 
Chunks
Colin Cloud
SCRAM
Shambles
 
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
Jailmates
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
SCOTY Final
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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