Shortlist for the 33rd Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards in full


In a bumper year for comedy, the following shows have been nominated from a list of 578 eligible shows. Since the start of the Fringe the Panel has made 1,454 individual visits.

The nominations for Foster’s Best Comedy Show are:

Bridget Christie – A Bic for Her

Carl Donnelly: Now That’s What I Carl Donnelly! Volume V

James Acaster -Lawnmower

Max and Ivan: The Reunion

Mike Wozniak-TakeThe Hit

Nick Helm: One Man Mega Myth

Seann Walsh: The Lie-in King

The nominations for Foster’s Best Newcomer are:

Aisling Bea: C’est La Bea

John Kearns – Sight Gags for Perverts

Liam Williams

Matt Okine – Being Black & Chicken & S#%t

Romesh Ranganathan – Rom Com