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Milton Jones to host G 16

G16 organisers today announced that Mock the Week regular Milton Jones is to be the host of this year’s gala awards evening at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, on Friday, November 18.

Event organiser Tony Higgin said: “The G-Awards have a great record of first-class comedians as hosts and Milton Jones is the best choice to carry on that tradition.

Milton Jones can be seen regularly on Mock the Week (BBC2), he recently appeared on the latest series of Live at the Apollo (BBC1). Both his Lion Whisperer Live and On The Road Tours played to over 100,000 people in 2011 and his 2013 tour and his most recent Temple of Daft tour played to even more.

Milton has co written and performed in eleven of his own radio series for BBC Radio 4 and in 2012 Another Case of Milton Jones won the Silver Sony Award for Best Comedy. He is a previous Perrier Best Newcomer and Nominee, the winner of two Sony Awards and a British Comedy Award nominee. Other TV credits include; Lee Mack’s All Star Cast (BBC1), Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1), Dave’s One Night Stand (Dave) and Alan Davies: As yet Untitled (Dave). His sitcom pilot The House of Rooms co-written with Dan Evans was broadcast on Channel 4.