Rob & Romesh Vs nominated for a National Comedy Award

15 Nov 2021

The votes are in and the nation’s favourite comedy performers and shows have been revealed in the shortlist for the first National Comedy Awards for Stand Up To Cancer. We are delighted that Rob & Romesh Vs has been nominated for Best Comedy Entertainment Show!

It’s time for the nation to decide who will be crowned champion in the viewer-voted categories with final round voting opening today. The winners will be announced at a glitzy ceremony at the Camden Roundhouse in London on December 15th, with the ceremony airing exclusively on Channel 4.

The National Comedy Awards for Stand Up To Cancer will honour both emerging and established British comedy talent, with the public voting on key prizes, alongside two additional special recognition awards. The categories honour the genre in all its forms with nods to fan-favourites across recent scripted and unscripted comedy, live shows, and the latest, podcast jokers all vying for votes.

How to vote

You can vote free online at

The results will be revealed at the National Comedy Awards ceremony airing next month on Channel 4 and streaming on All 4.

National Comedy Awards nominees

Best Scripted Comedy
Sex Education
This Way Up

Outstanding Comedy Actress
Aisling Bea (This Way Up)
Charlotte Ritchie (Ghosts)
Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts)
Emma Mackey (Sex Education)

Outstanding Comedy Actor
Greg Davies (The Cleaner)
Asa Butterfield (Sex Education)
Lee Mack (Not Going Out)
Matthew Baynton (Ghosts)

Outstanding Supporting Role
Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education)
Diane Morgan (Motherland)
Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education)
Lolly Adefope (Ghosts)

Best Comedy Entertainment Show
Rob & Romesh Vs:
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Would I Lie To You

Outstanding Female Comedy Ent Performance   
Daisy May Cooper (Taskmaster)
Rosie Jones (Trip Hazard)
Katherine Ryan (8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown)
Sandi Toksvig (QI)

Outstanding Male Comedy Ent Performance
Mo Gilligan (The Lateish Show)
Sean Lock (8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown)
Mike Wozniak (Taskmaster)
James Acaster (Hypothetical)

Best Comedy Podcast
Off Menu with James Acaster and Ed Gamble
My Therapist Ghosted Me
Shagged Married Annoyed
Rob Beckett & Josh Widdecombe’s Parenting Hell

Best Stand-Up Show
Sarah Millican
Ricky Gervais
Katherine Ryan
Mo Gilligan
Jason Manford

Comedy Breakthrough Performer
Judi Love
Joanne McNally
Munya Chawawa
Rosie Jones
Rose Matafeo

The National Comedy Awards for Stand Up To Cancer will bring the year’s best-loved comedy stars together for a night that celebrates the brilliant work of the comedy world, to help fund life-saving cancer research.

Launched in the UK in 2012, Stand Up To Cancer is a joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 that brings the UK together to speed up progress in life-saving cancer research. To date, the campaign has raised more than £93 million, funding 52 clinical trials and projects, involving over 11,000 patients across the country.

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