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Edinburgh’s comedy shortlists incoming

By | Published on Wednesday 26 August 2015

Edinburgh Comedy Award

So here you go then, have some Edinburgh Fringe-style comedy award shortlists to digest, dissect, debate, discuss, dismiss or delete, it’s up to you really.

There are two sets to enjoy today. And once you’ve finished with this lot, I sense a more theatrical awards round up will be appearing in tomorrow’s ThreeWeeks Daily, because it’s all awards from here.

Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards Shortlists

Best Comedy Show
James Acaster: Represent
Joseph Morpurgo: Soothing Sounds for Baby
Kieran Hodgson: Lance
Nish Kumar: Long Word… Long Word… Blah Blah Blah…I’m So clever
Sam Simmons: Spaghetti for Breakfast
Sarah Kendall: A Day in October
Seymour Mace Niche as F*ck!
Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Best Newcomer
Adam Hess: Salmon
Daphne Do Edinburgh
Larry Dean: Out Now!
Sofie Hagen: Bubblewrap
The Story Beast
Tom Ballard: Taxis & Rainbows & Hatred
Tom Parry: Yellow T-shirt

The Malcolm Hardee Awards Shortlists

The Malcolm Hardee Award For Comic Originality
Michael Brunstrom
Richard Gadd
The Story Beast
Mr Twonkey

The Malcolm Hardee Cunning Stunt Award
Miss Behave for cardboard hashtag ads around town
Matt Roper for hacking critic Kate Copstick’s Facebook account and
Abigoliah Schamaun for putting fake review stars on her posters)

The ‘Act Most Likely To Make A Million Quid’ Award
Sarah Callaghan
Phil Ellis
Laurence Owen
Al Porter