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Chortle Award Nominations 2020

 By Steve Bennett in Chortle Posted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
  • Chortle Award Nominations 2020

Jonny Pelham, Jessica Fostekew, and Catherine Cohen are all double nominees in this year’s Chortle Awards.

They have all been shortlisted for best show alongside Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Jordan Brookes and double-act Max & Ivan for their offering, Commitment.

Pelham and Fostekew were previously nominated for both best breakthrough act – while Cohen racked up a nomination in the music and variety category.

Ian Smith is also a double nominee, for best compere and in the internet category for his videos 100 Reasons To Hate.

The nominees also include big names such as Ben EltonFrank SkinnerBob MortimerGreg DaviesKatherine RyanRomesh Ranganathan and Tom Allen

Shortlists were drawn up by a panel of independent comedy industry figures, and the winners will be decided by a vote among Chortle readers.

Voting is now closed and winners will be announced shortl.y

The full list of nominees is:

Best newcomer
Brodi Snook
Charlie George
David Eagle
Patrick Spicer
Toussaint Douglass

Breakthrough act
Jonny Pelham
London Hughes
Janine Harouni
Jessica Fostekew

Character, improv and sketch award
Colin Hoult as Anna Mann
The Delightful Sausage
Jack Tucker

Music and variety act
Catherine Cohen
Flo & Joan
Jonny & The Baptists
Joz Norris
Spencer Jones 50 Minute Disco Experiment

Club comedian
Adam Rowe
Larry Dean
TanyaLee Davis
Tez Ilyas
Zoe Lyons

Best compere
Dan Nightingale
Ian Smith
Kiri Pritchard-McLean
Mick Ferry
Rich Wilson

Best show
Jordan Brookes: I’ve Got Nothing
Catherine Cohen: The Twist…? She’s Gorgeous
Jessica Fostekew: Hench
Max & Ivan: Commitment
Jonny Pelham: Off Limits

Best theatre/arena tour
Ben Elton
Frank Skinner: Showbiz
Hannah Gadsby: Douglas
Rhod Gilbert: Book Of John
Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado

Book award
Happiness and Tears:  The Ken Dodd Story by Louis Barfe
Son Of A Silverback by Russell Kane
Who Am I Again? by Lenny Henry

Internet Award
Do The Right Thing
Inside the Comedian
Michael Spicer: The Room Next Door
Off Menu podcast with James Acaster and Ed Gamble
100 Reasons To Hate.. with Ian Smith

Radio Award
Count Arthur Strong‘s Radio Show!
Dead Ringers
Kevin Eldon Will See You Now
Mark Steel’s In Town
The Skewer

TV Award
Cunk & Other Humans On 2019
Derry Girls
Harry Hill’s Clubnite
A Year In The Life Of A Year

TV Comedian
Bob Mortimer
Greg Davies
Katherine Ryan
Romesh Ranganathan
Tom Allen

Published: 4 Mar 2020

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