British Comedy Awards 2013 winners: List in full
Jack Whitehall was crowned King of Comedy at the ceremony in London
Jack Whitehall was crowned King of Comedy at last night’s British Comedy Awards, beating Graham Norton, Alan Carr, David Mitchell, Lee Mack and Sarah Millican to win the award.
The comedian also won Best TV Comedy Actor for his performance as public school 'lad' JP in Channel 4’s Fresh Meat.
The comedian was the only nominee to pick up two gongs at the awards last night.
The Graham Norton Show was recognised as Best Comedy Entertainment Programme, while Alan Carr won Best Comedy Entertainment Personality for his show Chatty Man.
Jo Brand’s BBC Four comedy Getting On won Best Sitcom, with ITV2’s Plebs picking up the Best New Comedy Programme award.
Paul Whitehouse collected the first award of the night as he and long-time collaborator Harry Enfield picked up the prize for Best Sketch Show for Harry & Paul.
Alan Partridge comedian Steve Coogan was also recognised with an Outstanding Achievement award.
Harry Hill went home empty handed
List of winners in full
Best Comedy Panel Show - Would I Lie To You, BBC
Best Comedy Entertainment Programme - The Graham Norton Show, BBC
Best Sketch Show - Harry & Paul, BBC
Best Sitcom - Getting On, BBC
Best New Comedy Programme - Plebs, ITV2
Best Male TV Comic - Lee Mack, Would I Lie To You, BBC
Best Female TV Comic - Nina Conti Live At The Apollo, BBC
Best Comedy Entertainment Personality - Alan Carr, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, C4
Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist - Adam Hills, The Last Leg, C4
Best TV Comedy Actor - Jack Whitehall, Fresh Meat ,C4
Best TV Comedy Actress - Miranda Hart, Miranda, BBC
International Achievement - Will Ferrell
Outstanding Achievement - Steve Coogan
The Writer's Guild of Great Britain Award - Paul Whitehouse
The 2013 King of Comedy - Jack Whitehall
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