UK Comedy Awards

I Refuse To Be An 'Ethnic Comedian'

Jay Islaam | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Jay Islaam

Setting up awards to recognise achievements by women or minority groups does a disservice to the gifted female and ethnic minority talents who are more than capable of competing with the crème de la crème of their chosen fields... I can assure you, the best neither need nor want such well meaning, but ultimately patronising, "positive" discrimination.

Who Says Women Aren't Funny?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Appropriately enough for a final with a baker's dozen contestants, a double act called Twisted Loaf were crowned the winners of this year's Funny Wome...

British Comedy Guide Awards 2012: And The Winners Are...

British Comedy Guide | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Comedy

The results of the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2012 are in - and it was a great year for British sitcom. To remind you, these are the awards that are 100% bas...

Nominees Announced For The Chortle Comedy Awards

Chortle | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Adam Riches leads the nominations in this year’s Chortle Awards. Having already scooped the Edinburgh Comedy Award, Riches is now in with a shot at ...

Is This Really The Funniest Man On Twitter?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Loaded magazine presented its annual comedy awards - the Laftas (see what they did there?) - in London yesterday. Unlike the British Comedy Awards...