Russell Brand wins Best Live Stand-up Comedian awardDecember 7th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Controversial comic Russell Brand has won the best live stand-up comedian at the British Comedy Awards last night.
The former BBC host, who quit his Radio 2 show in the wake of the Andrew Sachs prank calls scandal, accepted the award to ecstatic applause, reports BBC.
Accepting his award from Adam Sandler in Los Angeles, Brand said: “I would like to dedicate this award to Jonathan Ross.”
He continued: “There are no comedy awards without Jonathan Ross, he is the king-maker.”
Brand, who is now pursuing his Hollywood movie career, asked Sandler if he would like to do a radio show to huge laughter.
The award show was hosted at the London Television Studios. (ANI)
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