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Edinburgh Fringe

The Comedians' Choice Awards 2018

The Comedians' Choice Awards are the only Edinburgh Fringe prizes determined solely by performers. All comedy shows performing at the Fringe are invited to vote on who the three prizes should go to. Every person and show is eligible.

If you have any questions about the awards, contact British Comedy Guide.


2023 results

Comedians' Choice Awards 2023. Julia Masli. Credit: Andrew Max Levy

Best Show

Julia Masli: ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
Comedians' Choice Awards 2023. Sid Singh

Best Performer

Sid Singh
Comedians' Choice Awards 2023 - trophy in Laughing Horse venue

Best Person

Lydia Mason

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2022 results

The Comedians' Choice Awards 2022. Rob Copland

Best Show

Rob Copland: Mainstream Muck (Gimme Some of That)
Jordan Gray

Best Performer

Jordan Gray
Martin Willis. Copyright: BCG

Best Person

Martin Willis (Objectively Funny)

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2019 results

The Comedians' Choice Awards 2019. Joz Norris

Best Show

Joz Norris: Mr Fruit Salad
The Comedians' Choice Awards 2019. Laura Lexx

Best Performer

Laura Lexx
The Comedians' Choice Awards 2019. Brian Dobie

Best Person

Brian Dobie (Pear Tree / Counting House / 32Below)

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2018 results

Image shows from L to R: Paul Currie, Lou Sanders

Best Show

Paul Currie and Lou Sanders
Laura Lexx

Best Performer

Laura Lexx
Alex Petty

Best Person

Alex Petty (Free Festival)

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2017 results

Mat Ewins Presents Adventureman 7: The Return of Adventureman. Mat Ewins

Best Show

Mat Ewins - Adventureman 7
Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead. Rob Kemp. Copyright: Peril Design / Copyright Splash Photography

Best Performer

Rob Kemp
Bob Slayer: Whatever Next?. Bob Slayer

Best Person

Bob Slayer (Heroes of the Fringe)

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2016 results

Mat Ewins: Mat Ewins Will Make You a Star. Mat Ewins

Best Show

Mat Ewins: Mat Ewins will make you a star
Lolly 2. Lolly Adefope

Best Performer

Lolly Adefope
Bob Slayer: 24 Hour Shows. Bob Slayer

Best Person

Bob Slayer (Heroes of the Fringe)

2015 results

Spencer Jones is The Herbert in Proper Job. Spencer Jones

Best Show

The Herbert in Proper Job - Spencer Jones
Spencer Jones is The Herbert in Proper Job. Spencer Jones

Best Performer

Spencer Jones
Michael Legge: Tell it Like it is, Steve. Michael Legge

Best Person

Michael Legge

2014 results

Bec Hill in... Ellipsis. Bec Hill. Copyright: BBC

Best Show

Bec Hill: Ellipsis
Will Franken: The Stuff They Put In Sleep. Will Franken. Copyright: BBC / Phil McIntyre Entertainment

Best Performer

Will Franken
Image shows from L to R: Bob Slayer, Peter Buckley Hill

Best Person

Bob Slayer and Peter Buckley Hill

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