Adam Riches, Humphrey Ker, The Wrestling win 2011 Edinburgh Comedy Awards
This year's big winners:
- 2011 Best Comedy Show Award: Adam Riches, "Bring Me the Head of Adam Riches"
- 2011 Best Newcomer Award: Humphrey Ker, "Dymock Watson: Nazi Smasher!"
- 2011 Panel Prize Award: The Wrestling
Here is footage from the awards ceremony. Roll it.
Stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress and duo Chris and Paul Show were the two American acts that made the shortlist for the Edinburgh awards in the newcomer category. You can see them talk about their first experiences with Edinburgh in these two clips. Check it out.
How would you describe the Edinburgh festival in three words? Hannibal Buress: "Damn, it's raining." Watch to see what all of the other shortlisters picked.