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Shortlists revealed for the 2014 British Comedy Awards

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Toast Of London, House of Fools and Inside No. 9 all up for awards.

House of Fools, Inside No. 9 and Matt Berry’s Toast of London have all been shortlisted in the 2014 British Comedy Awards.

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer’s BBC Two sitcom has been nominated for Best Sitcom alongside Sky One’s Moone Boy, The Trip to Italy and Toast Of London.

Inside No. 9, written by Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, has been shortlisted for Best New Comedy Programme with Man Down, The Wrong Mans and, once again, Toast Of London.

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Berry’s Toast Of London has been nominated for eight awards in total. Berry has been nominated for Best TV Comedy Actor and Best Breakthrough Artist for his role in House of Cards. On top of this, he has a separate nomination in the new internet comedy category for his Lone Wolf sketch.

Doon Mackichan, who plays the agent of Berry’s character Stephen Toast, has also been shortlisted for best actress.

The full list of nominees are below:

Best Comedy Panel Programme

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Have I Got News For You
Would I Lie To You

Best Comedy Entertainment Programme

Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe
Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle
The Graham Norton Show
The Last Leg

Best Sketch Show

Cardinal Burns
Harry & Paul Story of the Two’s
Horrible Histories
Monty Python Live (Mostly) – One Down Five to Go

Best Sitcom

House of Fools
Moone Boy
The Trip to Italy
Toast Of London

Best Comedy Drama

Inside No. 9
The Wrong Mans

Best New Comedy Programme

Inside No. 9
Man Down
The Wrong Mans
Toast Of London

Best International Comedy Programme

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Modern Family

Best Internet Comedy Short

Brand New Morph
How To Make A Hit Pop Song
Matt Berry: The Lone Wolf

Best Comedy Film

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
The Inbetweeners 2
The Lego Movie

Best Comedy Moment of 2014

8 Out 10 Cats Does Countdown
Harry & Paul Story of the Two’s
Monty Python Live (mostly)
Toast of London
Would I Lie To You

Best Male Television Comic

David Mitchell
Lee Mack
Sean Lock
Stewart Lee

Best Female Television Comic

Aisling Bea
Bridget Christie
Isy Suttie
Nina Conti

Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist

Harry Peacock
Joe Wilkinson
Matt Berry
Nick Helm

Best TV Comedy Actor

Harry Enfield
Matt Berry
Mathew Baynton
Paul Whitehouse

Best TV Comedy Actress

Doon Mackichan
Jessica Hynes
Katherine Parkinson
Zawe Ashton

Jonathan Ross will present the winners with their awards live on Channel 4 on 16 December.