Monday 26 June 2017

Byrne makes waves with top radio accolade

Jason Byrne and Ed Byrne (right) with the award for Best Comedy
Jason Byrne and Ed Byrne (right) with the award for Best Comedy

Irish funnyman Jason Byrne last night landed the best comedy prize at the British radio industry's most prestigious awards event.

Dubliner Byrne took the honour for his BBC Radio 2 show at a London ceremony. BBC Radio 5 Live's humourous discussion show Fighting Talk, hosted by Colin Murray, was named best sports show.

Heart-throb scientist Brian Cox picked up the best speech programme prize at the Sony Radio Academy Awards for his BBC Radio 4 series, 'The Infinite Monkey Cage'.

Irish Independent

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