As many predicted, Miranda Hart was the true star of the British Comedy Awards this weekend as she walked away with not only an award for Best Comedy Actress and Best New TV Comedy but the all-important, as voted by the public, People’s Choice Award. Miranda herself was “surprised to win” the Queen of Comedy 2010 Award as she admits being a huge fan of the other comics competing for the title – Harry Hill, Ant and Dec, Michael McIntyre and David Mitchell.
From the first award she collected (for Best New TV Comedy) which she described as, “lovely, bloody lovely”, to the definitive People’s Choice crowning title, the star colle…
Miranda Hart’s somewhat unassuming and socially cumbersome persona doesn’t immediately lend itself to the characteristics of those normally catapulted into the limelight. (Ok, save Susan Boyle but let’s not go there). Perhaps however, it is these very qualities that have so endeared the nation to this rising comic star, reflected in the sudden, almost household-name ubiquity of the 38 year-old comedienne and more importantly, endorsed this week by the British Comedy Awards’ nominations.
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