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Jack Whitehall voted King of Comedy for second year running and Steve Coogan handed Outstanding Achievement award

Comedian Jo Brand was among the winners at the British Comedy Awards on Thursday night, receiving the accolade for best sitcom for Getting On, along with co-creators Vicki Pepperdine and Joanna Scanlan.

Jack Whitehall was voted the King of Comedy in a public poll for the second year running and Steve Coogan was handed the award for Outstanding Achievement.

Miranda Hart, Alan Carr and Lee Mack were also rewarded for their work at the ceremony hosted by Jonathan Ross. Carr shared the Best New Comedy award with Graham Norton and Hart reclaimed the Best TV Comedy Actress title, which she last won in 2011. Mack was a double winner, taking home Best Male TV Comic for the second year running and seeing Would I Lie To You, which he co-hosts with David Mitchell, win Best Comedy Panel Show. »

- Kevin Rawlinson

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