Monday 2nd September 2019
The guest stars of Series 9 of
Taskmaster talk about taking on the challenges, and hosts Greg Davies and Alex Horne reveal their guest wishlist for future series. Read
Friday 16th August 2019
1981 Cambridge Footlights winner
Stephen Fry and 2018 Best Comedy winner Rose Matafeo are to present the Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2019 ceremony. Read
Monday 30th July 2018
British Comedy Guide's team selects the best Edinburgh Fringe shows they've seen so far in preview.
Read Press Clippings
Before we find out who won this year's prize, we've taken a look back over some of the most significant wins since the Edinburgh Comedy Awards began.
Zoe Paskett, Evening Standard, 21st August 2019
Performing at the fringe can cost a fortune - little wonder so many comics bunk in together. We drop in on
Jon Richardson, Rose Matafeo and Josie Long, among others, to see how they live. Chris Wiegand, The Guardian, 13th August 2019
It's hard to stay away from Edinburgh whether you are new to the comedy game or an old hand. This year there are a number of brilliant comedians coming back who have won the Edinburgh Comedy Award, best known as the Perrier but now sponsored by digital channel Dave. You can only win the top award once and there are certainly easier ways to make money, so why come back? It must be for the sheer fun and the incredible buzz of the Fringe.
Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 29th July 2019
Our critics pick the best of all the festivals coming to Edinburgh this August.
The Telegraph, 27th July 2019
Rose Matafeo. Anna Rieser, Edinburgh Festivals, 25th July 2019
As the Edinburgh festival approaches,
Ed Byrne, Susan Calman, Stevie Martin and others on why their pets are friends, companions and a source of inspiration. Chris Wiegand, The Guardian, 23rd July 2019