In the awards listed below, the winner is in BOLD type, with the runners up
listed afterwards. Those listed * are my personal preferences.
COMEDY AWARDS 2000 ROUNDUP
British Comedy Awards 2000 Results :
Best Comedy Actor :
- JAMES NESBIT (Cold Feet) *
- Ricky Tomlinson (The Royle Family), Dylan Moran (Black Books)
- Award was presented by Ulrika Jonsson.
Best Comedy Actress :
- SUE JOHNSTON (The Royle Family) *
- Kathy Burke (Gimme Gimme Gimme), Victoria Wood (dinnerladies)
- Award was presented by Jack Dee.
Best Comedy Entertainment Personality :
- GRAHAM NORTON *
- Ant And Dec, Lily Savage
- Award was presented by Carrie Fisher.
Best Comedy Entertainment Programme :
- ALISTAIR MCGOWAN'S BIG IMPRESSION
- Lily Live, So Graham Norton
- Award was presented by Judith Keppel and Anne Robinson.
Best Comedy Film :
- EAST IS EAST *
- Being John Malkovich, Toy Story 2
- Award was presented by Jean Simmons.
Best Comedy Drama :
- COLD FEET *
- Bob Martin, Safe as Houses
- Award was presented by Tamzin Outhwaite and Rhys Ifans.
Best TV Sitcom :
- The Royle Family*, The League of Gentlemen
- Award was presented by Dougray Scott and Cat Deeley.
Best Live Stand Up :
- SEAN LOCK
- Harry Hill, Rich Hall*
- Award was presented by Jamie Theakston.
Comedy Writer of the Year :
- VICTORIA WOOD
- Award was presented by Jonathan Ross
Best Comedy Newcomer :
- ROB BRYDON (Marion and Geoff)
- Ronni Ancona (Alistair McGowan's Big Impression), Dom Joly (Trigger Happy TV) *
- Award presented by Steve Coogan.
People's Choice Award :
- SMTV: LIVE *
- (runners up in order) Ali G, The Royle Family.
- Award hosted by Amanda Holden.
Best of British Award :
- VICAR OF DIBLEY
- (runners up in order) Cold Feet *, Black Books
- Award hosted by Elton John.
Best International Comedy Show :
- THE SIMPSONS *
- Frasier, Sex and the City
- Award presented by Jeff Goldblum.
Best New TV Comedy :
- THAT PETER KAY THING *
- Alistair McGowan's Big Impression, Trigger Happy TV
- Award presented by Richard E. Grant and Cerys Matthews
Lifetime Achievement Award :
- ALAN BENNETT
- Award presented by Nigel Hawthorne.
High-point of the evening :
- Jonathan Ross' excellent introduction, again.
2nd High-point of the evening :
- The Simpsons' Mike Scully resurrecting a certain Julian Clary gag.
Low-point of the evening :
- dinnerladies winning an award, again.
The following is a list of all the Comedy Awards round-ups online :
Comedy Awards 1999
Comedy Awards 2000
Comedy Awards 2001
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