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British Comedy Awards: Steve Coogan, Lee Mack, Jack Whitehall win big

Steve Coogan, Lee Mack and Paul & Harry were among the winners at the British Comedy Awards in London this evening (December 12).

Jonathan Ross hosted the show, which aired live on Channel 4.

Steve Coogan

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Steve Coogan

Alan Partridge star Coogan took home the Outstanding Achievement award, while Jack Whitehall received the King of Comedy accolade, as voted for by the public, for the second year running.

Mack had two reasons to celebrate, after he won Best Male TV Comic and Would I Lie To You - which he co-hosts with David Mitchell - was awarded the Best Comedy Panel Show trophy.

Lee Mack

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Lee Mack

Paul Whitehouse at the British Comedy Awards at Fountain Studios in Wembley

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Paul Whitehouse

It was another double win for Paul Whitehouse, who was given the prestigious Writer's Guild of Great Britain Award and also celebrated winning the Best Sketch Show accolade alongside Harry Enfield for Harry & Paul.

Fresh Meat's Whitehall was awarded Best TV Comedy Actor, with Miranda Hart reclaiming her title as Best TV Comedy Actress after initially winning the award for her work on Miranda in 2011.

Jack Whitehall and Gemma Chan at the British Comedy Awards at Fountain Studios in Wembley

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Jack Whitehall with Gemma Chan

The 2013 Baftas - arrivals: Miranda Hart

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Miranda Hart

Best Comedy Entertainment Personality went to Alan Carr for Chatty Man, while Graham Norton picked up Best Comedy Entertainment Programme for The Graham Norton Show.

Nina Conti won her first British Comedy Award, scooping Best Female TV Comic for her performance on Live At The Apollo.

British Comedy Awards winners in full

British Comedy Awards 2013 in pictures

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