Byrne makes waves with top radio accolade
Published 10/05/2011 | 05:00
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'.