Stewart Lee competes in South Bank comedy award
Andrew Mickel4 April 2012
Fresh Meat, Twenty Twelve and Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle will go head to head for the South Bank award for comedy.
All three shows scored wins at the British Comedy Awards in December, and have won critical acclaim despite all three struggling to win large audiences.
Twenty Twelve returned to TV last night with a million viewers in its new berth on BBC Two, while Stewart Lee’s show was renewed for two more series last week after a string of award wins.
Other comedy-related nominations include Adam Cornish’s Attack The Block competing against Senna and We Need To Talk About Kevin for the film award, and Tim Minchin-penned Miranda taking on One Man Two Guvnors – starring James Corden and Oliver Chris – and the Royal Court’s Constellations for the theatre award.
The results will be announced on 1st May at 9pm on Sky Arts 1.
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