Other winners in the awards, which were sponsored by Happier Beauty, included Amy Matthews, Jay Lafferty and Christopher MacArthur-Boyd. Still Game and Breaking The News won the broadcast-related prizes.
Paul Sneddon, who performs as Vladimir McTavish, received this year’s lifetime achievement award, whilst Kenny O’Brien, who has been the general manager at Edinburgh’s The Stand but is now stepping down after 20+ years in the job – was awarded the Outstanding Contribution title.
The results were revealed last night (11th June) at Websters Theatre in Glasgow.
Here are the winners in full:
Best Variety / Improv
Shortlist: Kevin Quantum, MC Hammersmith, Spontaneous Players.
Best TV Comedian
Best Radio Comedian
Best Festival Solo Show
Susie McCabe (Domestic Disaster)
Shortlist: Chris Forbes (Prophecy), Christopher MacArthur-Boyd (Home Sweet Home), Jay Lafferty (Wheesht), Larry Dean (Bampot), Liam Withnail (Homecoming), Limmy (Limmy’s Vines), Tom Stade (I Swear To…)
Best Actor / Actress
Best TV Show
Best Radio Show
Best Online Comedy
Kevin Bridges residency at The Hydro
Shortlist: BBC Scotland Channel Launch, Glee Club Launch, Still Game Final Episode.
Best Comedy Club
The Stand, Glasgow
Shortlist: Gilded Balloon Theatre, Edinburgh; Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh; Rotunda, Glasgow; The Stand, Edinburgh.
Best Comedy Night
Shortlist: Bona Fide; Chunks; Project X.
Kenny O’Brien from The Stand