The British Comedy Awards 1993
Friday 19 November 1993
Best Entertainment Series Barrymore, Big Breakfast, Clive Anderson Talks Back, Noel's House Party, Viva Cabaret
Best Comedy Series Absolutely, Dave Allen, Hale and Pace, KYTV, The Smell of Reeves & Mortimer
Top Television Personality Clive Anderson, Joanna Lumley, Paul Merton
Best Comedy Film Groundhog Day, Much Ado About Nothing, Strictly Ballroom
Top Variety Performer Michael Barrymore, Ken Dodd, Victoria Wood
Best Television Comedy Drama Frank Stubbs Promotes, Jeeves & Wooster, The Snapper
Top Live Stand-Up Comedian Jo Brand, Jack Dee, Eddie Izzard
Best New Television Comedy Absolutely Fabulous, Just a Gigolo, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer
Top Television Comedy Newcomer Jo Brand, Steve Coogan, Lee Evans
Best Radio Comedy Knowing Me, Knowing You. . . With Alan Partridge, Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, The Nick Revell Show
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Peter Lik: The self-proclaimed 'fine-art photographer' whose work sells for millions
The best underrated Christmas movies from Love, Actually to While You Were Sleeping
Grace Dent on TV: The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies was a beautifully shot, immensely considered drama
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, review: Jason Watkins is brilliant, but real victim Joanna Yeates is reduced to a footnote
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant