With only a few days left in the scrum of August which is the Edinburgh Fringe, the panel for the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards for 2015 have announced their nominees for this year’s Best Show and Best Newcomer at the Fringe.
And they are…
Best Show 2015 Nominees
- James Acaster: Represent @JamesAcaster
- Joseph Murpurgo: Soothing Sounds For Baby @JosephIsMissing
- Kieran Hodgson: Lance @KieranCHodgson
- Nish Kumar: Long Word…Long Word…Blah Blah Blah…I’m So Clever @MrNishKumar
- Sam Simmons: Spaghetti For Breakfast @samsimmonss
- Sarah Kendall: A Day in October @Sarah_Kendall
- Seymour Mace Niche as F*ck! @seymourmace
- Trygve Walkenshaw: KRAKEN and Nautilus @Trygve123
Best Newcomer 2015 Nominees
- Adam Hess: Salmon @adamhess1
- Daphne Do Edinburgh: Sketch comedy from Phil Wang, Jason Forbes and George Fouracres @daphnecomedy
- Larry Dean: Out Now! @larrydeancomedy
- Sofie Hagen: Bubblewrap @SofieHagen
- Tom Ballard: Taxis & Rainbows & Hatred @TomCBallard
- Tom Parry: Yellow T-Shirt @tomosp
- The Story Beast (John Henry Falle) @TheStoryBeast
Winners will be announced Saturday.
No Americans on the shortlist this year at Edinburgh. But at least we still have a lack of gun control, right?!