The shortlist has been announced for the 2013 British Comedy Awards, the awards show is an annual event and this year will be its 24th year in the running.
This year’s nominee for the King or Queen of comedy includes a number of well known stand-up acts and television stars such as Graham Norton and Sarah Millican. Other nominees are peep show star, David Mitchell, hilarious chat show host Alan Carr and BAFTA winner Lee Mack. Last year’s King of Comedy was stand up comedian and actor Jack Whitehall.
The King/Queen of Comedy Award is the only award that is voted for solely by the public, other awards include Best Sitcom, Best Sketch Show, Best Male/Female Television Comic and Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist to name a few.
Jonathan Ross will host the awards, which will take place on the 12th of December; Miranda Hart, James Corden and Ant&Dec are all in the running for Honours this year. Previous years have seen Russell Brand, David Walliams, Peter Kay and Ricky Gervais receiving Gongs.
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