The Comedy Poster Awards celebrate the best artwork at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

With hundreds of acts and hundreds of thousands of potential customers coming to the Fringe, having a strong, funny, informative, or entertaining poster has become a vital marketing tactic for comedians to get bums on seats.

First taking place in 2014, this competition was established by TV and live comedy producer Gina Lyons to celebrate the most popular and loved designs in poster artwork at the Fringe: from the idea, to the photo, to the finished artwork.

We look to shout about and celebrate the hard graft that goes into perfecting the art of poster design, ideas and photography.

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Previous winners

2019 Panel Award - Jessica Fostekew

Hench. Jessica Fostekew. Copyright: Idil Sukan / Chris Lince.

2019 Audience Award - Sofie Hagen

The Bumswing. Sofie Hagen. Copyright: Matt Crockett / Haiminh Le.

2018 Panel Award - Lou Sanders

Lou Sanders: Shame Pig. Lou Sanders.

2018 Beer52 Audience Award - Olaf Falafel

Olaf Falafel: There's No i In Idiot. Olaf Falafel.

2016 Panel Award - Lou Sanders

What's that lady doing?. Lou Sanders.

2016 Audience Award - Desiree Burch

Evolution. Desiree Burch.

2015 Panel Award - Tom Parry

Tom Parry: Yellow T-shirt. Tom Parry.

2015 Audience Award - Michael Stranney, Olaf Falafel

Expect the unexporcupine.

2014 Panel Award - Holly Walsh

Never Had It. Holly Walsh.