Producer Nica Burns announced that lastminute.com, the iconic travel and lifestyle brand and one of the UK’s largest ticketing agents, have become the new sponsor of the UK’s premier comedy awards - The Edinburgh Comedy Awards, also known as ‘the Oscars of comedy’.
Previous winners and nominees include some of Britain’s best loved comedians who perform constantly all over the UK and are regular fixtures on our TV screens. Past winners include: 2013 Bridget Christie (2013), 2001 Garth Marenghi’s Netherhead (Richard Ayoade, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe), 1992 Steve Coogan (photos attached). A full history of the winners and nominees, eligibility rules and everything to do with the Awards can be found at www.comedyawards.co.uk
The winners of the 2016 lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards are:
Best Comedy Show - Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey DoBest Newcomer - Scott Gibson: Life After DeathPanel Prize - Iraq Out & Loud