chortle awards

News: Chortle Award Nominees Announced

Jonny Pelham, Jessica Fostekew and Catherine Cohen (all pictured) are all double nominees in this year’s Chortle Awards.
Nominees range from star names such as Bob Mortimer, Greg Davies, Katherine Ryan, Romesh Ranganathan, Tom Allen, Ben Elton and Frank Skinner to the best circuit and Edinburgh Fringe names
Pelham and Fostekew were nominated for both best breakthrough act and best show – while Cohen racked up nominations for best show and in the music and v


News: Chortle Awards 2018 - Full Results

Inside No 9, Greg DaviesRobert Webb and Joe Lycett are among the big-name winners of this year's Chortle Awards.


News: Chortle Comedy Awards – Nominees Announced

Katherine Ryan, Richard Herring, Mae Martin, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Joseph Morpurgo and Rob Kemp have all been nominated for two Chortle awards. 
Ryan is up for best tour and best TV comedian, while Herring is up for the internet award for his Leicester Square Theatre Podcast and the book award for his Emergency Questions from that show.
Martin is the running for the radio show and breakthrough act;  Pritchard-McLean is up for best compere and club comedian; Morpurgo is up for the charact


News: Chortle Awards 2015 Results

It has been a big night for comedy awards. As well as Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival Awards being handed out in Leicester, the Chortle Awards have been handed out in London in a ceremony hosted by Clive Anderson. Among those presenting awards were Nancy Dell'Olio, Richard Herring and Matt Berry. See here for the nominees.









News: Chortle Awards Nominations

This year's Chortle Awards nominations have been announced. Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award 2014 Panel Prize winners Funz & Gamez lead the pack with four nominations. The full list of nominees is as follows:






Best Newcomer

Alex Edelman, Dane Baptiste, Gein’s Family Gift Shop, Phil Jerrod and Steen Raskopoulos



Opinion: The Chortle Awards – Safe But Sound

When the fifth Chortle Award winner was announced last night and Pappy's won best Character or Sketch Act I received a sharp nudge in the ribs from my partner as she said "you know the results already don't you." I explained that I had been on the panel that chose the nominees, so they were educated, informed guesses, but the winners were chosen by readers of Chortle so ultimately any nominated name could have come out of Chortlemeister Steve Bennett's hat.

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