Comedy has come home to Wembley

| December 21, 2013

In Community news. The BLACK COMEDY AWARDS 2013 took place on 19th December 2013 in Wembley.  It was a very special year; with it being the 10th anniversary of this prestigious event. Tiemo Entertainments hosted the event for a second time.

The biggest winner of the night was Richard Blackwood who won three awards for Best Stand Up Comedy Host, Best Supporting Actor, playing the Donkey in Shrek and Best Comedy Theatre for Shrek.

Black Comedy Awards 2013

Comedienne Glenda Jaxson delighting the audience

Other big winners of the night were Slim, retaining his crown as Best Male Comedian for the second consecutive year, and fourth time in total, plus Gina Yashere, winner of Best Female Comedienne and Best DVD for ‘Skinny Bitch.’

The late Felix Dexter was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award 2013.

Internationally, Kevin Hart scored big with victories for Best Comedy Actor for ‘Think like a Man’ and Best Movie ‘Think like a Man’.

The awards ceremony featured excellent performances from Glenda Jaxson, Slim, Linda Hargreaves, Kenyan, Njambi McGrath and 17 year old singer and UK Regional Open Mic competition semi-finalist Nicci Forrester.

 Black Comedy Awards 2013

Funny man Special P hosted the event

Full list of winners

1. Best Male Newcomer – Dizzle
2. Best Female Newcomer – Thanyia Moore
3. Best Supporting Actor – Richard Blackwood for Donkey in ‘Shrek’
4. Best Theatre Lead – Angie Le Mar – ‘In My Shoes’
5. Best Female Comedienne – Gina Yashere
6. Best International Comedian – London Brown
7. Best Comedy Movie – ‘Think Like a Man’ – Kevin Hart
8. Best Comedy Actor – Kevin Hart
9. Best Web Series – Meet the Adebanjos
10. Best Theatre Show – ‘Shrek’
11. Best Male Comedian – Slim
12. Most Popular DVD – ‘Skinny Bitch’ – Gina Yashere
13. Best Stand-Up Comedy show host – Richard Blackwood
14. Best Radio or TV Show host – Curtis Walker – Colourful Radio
15. Lifetime Achievement Award – Felix Dexter

Black Comedy Awards 2013

The indisputable king of Black comedy in the UK, Slim. Winner Best Male Comedian 2013

The Black Comedy Awards 2013

The Black Comedy Awards are the only event of its kind in the UK. Its primary objective is to celebrate and honour the very best in Black British and International stand-up comedy and comedic acting talent. The award winners were voted for by the general public on-line and calculations were produced by computer analysis, with a separate judging panel overseeing the process and if and where necessary, having a say in the final outcome. The awards took place right under the shadow of the famous new Wembley Stadium arches at Crystal Banqueting Hall, Wembley.

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