Tim Vine bags funniest joke award for ‘Conjunctivitis.com’
London: Comedian Tim Vine’s gag – ‘Conjunctivitis.com - that’s a site for sore eyes’- has won him this year’s funniest joke award at the Loaded Laftas, which was held in London. The 44-year-old’s joke beat competition from Jimmy Carr and magician Paul Daniels. Jon Richardson, best known for his appearances on ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’, was named funniest man, a news channel has reported.
Andi Osho, who has appeared on ‘Mock the Week’ and ‘Celebrity Mastermind’, emerged as the winner in the funniest woman award category. Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer picked up the gong for funniest double act for the fourth year running and Gavin And Stacey star Rob Brydon was named a Loaded legend.
Jack Whitehall’s university comedy ‘Fresh Meat’ was named funniest TV show and Jimmy Carr won the award for funniest DVD: Being Funny. The other winners include:
Best stand-up - Alan Carr
Best panel show - Celebrity Juice
Funniest film – ‘The Inbetweeners’
Funniest columnist - Gordon Smart
Funniest TV personality - Lee Nelson
Funniest Twitterer - Dom Joly
Funniest Podcast - Pappy’s Flatshare Slamdown
Funniest Radio Show - Danny Wallace, Xfm
Best internet viral show: Misery Bear
Best Newcomer - Pat Monahan