Richard Gadd's show about sexual assault wins Edinburgh comedy award
Scottish standup picks up prize for fringe’s top comedy show, while Scott Gibson is named best newcomer and marathon reading of Chilcot Report also recognisedRichard Gadd has won this year’s Edinburgh comedy award with his extraordinary personal show about his difficulties overcoming a s... [Read More]
Richard Gadd's show about his sexual assault wins Edinburgh comedy award
Scottish standup picks up top prize, while Scott Gibson is named best newcomer Richard Gadd has won this year’s Edinburgh comedy award with his extraordinary personal show about difficulties overcoming a sexual assault he experienced four years ago. The show, Monkey See Monkey Do, saw off seve... [Read More]
Edinburgh comedy awards 2016: the nominees in full
Eight comedy shows are in the running for the prestigious prize at the Edinburgh festival, with James Acaster receiving a fifth consecutive nominationA confessional show about sexual assault, a puppet writing a novel and a record-breaking fifth consecutive nomination for James Acaster all feature in... [Read More]
Edinburgh comedy awards 2016: the nominees in full
Eight comedy shows are in the running for the prestigious prize at the Edinburgh festival, with James Acaster receiving a fifth consecutive nominationA confessional show about sexual assault, a puppet writing a novel and a record-breaking fifth consecutive nomination for James Acaster all feature in... [Read More]
Masai Graham's organ donor gag is Edinburgh fringe's funniest joke
Award goes to care worker who says winning gag isn’t his best – ‘only the clean ones get on the list’ – but he’s not complainingHe is a 35-year-old care worker from West Bromwich who is a diehard Newcastle United fan. But that’s not the joke.Masai Graham&rsq... [Read More]
Masai Graham's organ donor gag is Edinburgh fringe's funniest joke
Award goes to care worker who says winning gag isn’t his best – ‘only the clean ones get on the list’ – but he’s not complainingHe is a 35-year-old care worker from West Bromwich who is a diehard Newcastle United fan. But that’s not the joke.Masai Graham&rsq... [Read More]
Masai Graham's organ donor gag is Edinburgh fringe's funniest joke
Award goes to care worker who says winning gag isn’t his best – ‘only the clean ones get on the list’ – but he’s not complainingHe is a 35-year-old care worker from West Bromwich who is a diehard Newcastle United fan. But that’s not the joke.Masai Graham&rsq... [Read More]
Edinburgh comedy awards: explore all the winners – interactive
From Cambridge Footlights in 1981 to Sam Simmons in 2015, explore the history of the Edinburgh comedy awards. Find out who won, who they beat and how the art of comedy changed each year. When did standup come to the fore rather than sketch humour? Who was the first female winner? Who won in the year... [Read More]